Jiyoung Jung, DDS, FAGD
Dr. Jiyoung Jung was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in child psychology. After moving to the United States with her family, Dr. Jung received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in biology at the University of Texas at Dallas, where she graduated on the Dean’s Honor List. At Baylor College of Dentistry, now known as the Texas A&M College of Dentistry, she was a member of the Odontological Honor Society, the Dean’s Honor List, the Dental Scholars’ program and a mentor for the Pre-Dental Enrichment Program. She also earned a certificate in education for health care professionals from the Texas A&M School of Graduate Studies. She graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and was recognized with the Merritt-Parks Award. After receiving her degree, Dr. Jung continued her studies through the Advanced Education for General Dentistry (AEGD) Program. In the AEGD program, she gained experience in full-mouth rehabilitation, esthetic restoration, and implant surgery and restoration, as well as various periodontal surgeries and advanced root canal therapies like retreatment. Through the program, Dr. Jung provided dental service to medically compromised patients and special-needs patients. She has also taught third- and fourth-year clinical dental students as an adjunct assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Dentistry.
Dr. Jung is a member of the American Dental Association®, Texas Dental Association, Dallas Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Jung has also been chosen to receive the Best Dentist in D Magazine for 2021 and 2022.
Dr. Jung has been awarded her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), a distinction only 6% of all dentists have achieved. She is very detail-oriented, and she dedicates time to improving her knowledge and skills to be the best dentist she can be. Her goal is to provide patient-centered, comprehensive care.
Dr. Jung has been married since 1994 and has two beautiful daughters. She is a foodie, and she loves hot yoga.