Dr. Jiyoung Jung was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, where she earned a B.A. in Child Psychology. After moving to the United States with her family, Dr. Jung received a B.A. with Honors in Biology at the University of Texas at Dallas, where she graduated on the Dean’s Honor List. At the Texas A&M University Baylor 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 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 University College of Dentistry.
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 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 is a member of 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 been married for 26 years and has two beautiful daughters. She is a foodie, and loves hot yoga.