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Dr. Chun’s Announcement

December 2021

Dear Patients and Parents:

It has been a privilege to know you and your family, and a true honor to have your trust in providing your orthodontic care.  I thank you for your friendship.

It is with mixed emotions that I have decided to transition into retirement.  Giving you beautiful smiles and improving your bites these past 30 years have been so rewarding, and I have loved every minute of it.  But this past year has made me reflect and contemplate more, and I have decided that I want to spend more time with family. 

Providing you continued excellent care and outstanding orthodontic results have always been the hallmarks of our office, and will always be our TOP priority.  With that in mind, I have carefully selected a highly regarded exceptional orthodontist, Dr. Jelson Yalung, to transition into our practice.

Dr. Jelson has been practicing orthodontics for about 10 years in Southern California, and has earned the distinction of “Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics”.  This exclusive honor is awarded to only the top orthodontists in the US.  He completed his undergraduate training at University of CA, Irvine, receiving a BS degree in Biological Sciences, and received his DDS degree at University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry.  He continued at Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry for his orthodontic specialty training, receiving a MS (Master of Science) degree. 

He has been recognized for his research presentations, and actively strives to keep abreast of the latest orthodontic treatment techniques and advancements to improve a patient’s comfort and results.

Besides being an outstanding orthodontist, Dr. Jelson is an extremely kind, gentle and caring individual.  He values listening to and understanding every patient’s concerns, and he desires and appreciates open communication.  He wants you to be an active part in your orthodontic treatment.

I am so excited for you to meet him, and Dr. Jelson is really looking forward to meeting you too!

All of our familiar staff (Joti, Mai Lee, Zussette, Winnie, Rachel, and Eden) will be here to assist you with any of your office questions.   

Dr. Jelson and I will be working closely together for many months to provide a smooth transition.  Don’t worry…I will be discussing each and every patient with him to assure a seamless continuation of your treatment plan and to give you a great smile! 

Again, I can’t wait for you to meet Dr. Jelson.  You will really be impressed…he’s the BEST!


Dr. Dianne Chun