Dr. Vu Dang La, DMD, PhD
Dr. La is a native of Vietnam, where he received his first dental degree (DDS) in 2001 at University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh city. He also completed his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in 2006 at University of Aix-Marseille II, France where he started his career as a dental educator and researcher. He continued pursuing his postdoctoral training at Laval University, Canada. Additionally, he obtained his second dental degree (DMD) and specialty training in Periodontics in 2015 at University of Pennsylvania where he remains as a faculty in the department of Periodontics. Dr. La has published more than 25 articles in the medical and dental fields and given out several presentations in Europe, Asia, and America.
Dr. La is a board-certified periodontist specializing in periodontal surgery including osseous surgery, periodontal plastic surgery, crown lengthening, esthetic cases (gummy smile), bone regeneration procedures and dental implant therapy.
Dr. La is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, and Northeastern Society of Periodontists.
Dr. La lives in Cherry Hill, New Jersey with his wife who is also a dentist, and three children. When he is not with his caring patients or students, he enjoys spending time with family, reading, and swimming.