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Our Prosthodontist in Laguna Hills, CA
Our Prosthodontist in Laguna Hills, CA

Antoanela GarbaceaDDS, MSD, FACP, FAAID

She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. She completed a Dual Major Residency
Program in Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University. She obtained a Master
of Science in Dentistry degree from the same university. She is a Fellow of the American College of
Prosthodontics, a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, a Member of American
Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, and a member of American and California Dental Associations.
Dr. Garbacea received her DDS degree from University of Medicine and Pharmacy, School of
Dentistry in Romania. Currently she is a faculty member in the Restorative Department in Loma
Linda University and has published scientific articles in dental journals and chapters in books related
to prosthodontics and implant dentistry. Dr Garbacea’s private practice is limited to prosthodontics,
implant dentistry and management of complex patient situations.

Our Prosthodontist in Laguna Hills, CA

Xuan Yue DDS

Dr. Xuan Yue is a maxillofacial prosthodontist. She received her bachelor’s degree in bioengineering from UCLA. After completing her undergraduate career, she decided to combine her passion and her strength and follow the family tradition of becoming a dentist.

Dr. Yue received her dental degree from UCLA and went through a one-year general practice residency at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She felt the urge to further advance her knowledge and skills and completed a three-year Advanced Prosthodontics specialty training at her alma mater UCLA. She then completed a fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Oral Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas where she was trained to treat and restore patients who have gone through cancer treatment.

Dr. Yue’s practice is limited to prosthodontics and maxillofacial prosthetics. She specializes in complex restorative, implant and removable dentistry.

Dr. Yue strives to provide the best treatment for her patients. She stays up-to-date with current dental developments and new technology by attending continuing education courses. Dr. Yue is fellow of American College of Prosthodontics, a fellow of American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. She also serves as a part time faculty at UCLA School of Dentistry.

Our Prosthodontist in Laguna Hills, CA

James Kiho KangDMD, MS, FACP

Dr. Kang is a Board-Certified Prosthodontist and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. He completed his DMD degree and his Prosthodontics Residency at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. For over 25 years, he has provided high-quality, personalized patient care in simple to advanced Prosthodontics, Esthetic Dentistry and Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Kang is currently a Professor at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Before moving to the West Coast, he was a Professor and Director of the Prosthodontics Residency Program and the Digital Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry Fellowship Program at Tufts University.

Dr. Kang has contributed to numerous scientific and clinical publications in the fields of Prosthodontics, Implant Dentistry and Digital Dentistry. He has served on the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Prosthodontics and was Co-Editor for the digital editions of “ACP Study Guide for Board Certification in Prosthodontics”.

Our Prosthodontist in Laguna Hills, CA

Anthony GabrielDMD, MS, FACP

Dr. Gabriel is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. As a graduate from the distinguished Advanced Prosthodontics Program at the University of Illinois, Chicago, he trained under top leaders in Prosthodontics, including Dr. Clark Stanford and Dr. Lyndon F. Cooper. Dr. Gabriel has presented his research at the Academy of Osseointegration 2020 Annual Meeting and is looking forward to lecturing at the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics 2022 Scientific Session.

Prior to pursuing the Prosthodontic specialty, Dr. Gabriel graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine and subsequently practiced for three years in the Las Vegas, NV area.

Hailing from Anaheim, California, Dr. Gabriel attended Servite High School and completed his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine. Following his education, Dr. Gabriel returned home to the beautiful weather and beaches of Southern California. He currently resides in Costa Mesa and enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working on cars, cooking, and traveling in his spare time.

Patients report that Dr. Gabriel is a good listener, thoughtful, understanding, and helpful. His friendliness, insight, and self-reflection are strengths that have served Dr. Gabriel throughout his career.

Our Prosthodontist in Laguna Hills, CA

Robert DuellDDS

Doctor Duell is a Board Certified Prosthodontist and a Lecturer at UCLA School of Dentistry for the past 29 years.

He graduated from University of the Pacific Dental School and continued with Prosthodontic training at UCLA School of Dentistry.

After retirement from United States Navy , he maintained a full-time private practice limited to Prosthodontics in Laguna Hills, California since 1987.

Our Prosthodontist in Laguna Hills, CA

Lindsey RuskRDH

Lindsey received her bachelors of science in Dental hygiene from Loma Linda University. During her years of study, she conducted research correlating taste ability and food preferences to the development of tooth decay. Trained and mentored by a leading cariologist, she is a wealth of knowledge regarding the management of tooth decay using nutritional guidelines and medicaments that can slow or even arrest the disease. She has over 6 years of experience working beside endodontists, periodontists, general and cosmetic dentists- giving her the expertise to better assist patients in understanding and treating their dental conditions. She is certified to administer local anesthesia, nitrous sedation, perform soft tissue curettage, scaling and root planing, place local antibiotics and use a laser to remove bacteria from gum tissue. Lindsey participates in several hygiene study clubs to keep her up to date on the latest information concerning oral health. She is thorough but gentle, and will do her best to make you comfortable and better equipped to improve your teeth and gums.

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