Vu Dang La, DMD, PhD
Dr. Vu Dang La is a native of Vietnam, where he received his first dental degree (DDS) in 2001. In 2006 he obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Infectious Diseases in France, where he started his career as a dental clinician, educator and researcher. He obtained his second dental degree (DMD) and specialty training in Periodontics in 2015 from the University of Pennsylvania, where he practiced periodontics in the Penn Faculty Practice, and taught in the Department of Periodontics. Dr. La has published more than 25 articles in the medical and dental fields and given many presentations.
Dr. La is Board Certified in Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery, including non-surgical and surgical treatment of periodontal diseases, periodontal plastic gingival graft surgery, crown lengthening, esthetic correction (gummy smile), bone regeneration procedures, all aspects of dental implant surgery, and interdisciplinary perio-endo and perio-ortho cases.
Dr. La is well known as a most caring doctor to his patients. He always takes time to understand the patient concerns, and addresses them in the most appropriate fashion. His practice philosophy is to provide patients with the least invasive treatments, while still providing the gold standard of care. When he is not with his patients, he enjoys spending time with his young family, reading, or swimming. Dr. La resides in Cherry Hill.