Dr. Hu Receiving his IPS ICOI Mastership for dental implants awarded in 2014:
Dr. Hu being ACCREDITED by American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2015 Annual Conference as Associate Fellow, in Las Vegas, NV. Being inducted at board meeting, requirements were passing of written, case submissions, and oral examinations.
Dr. Hu received his Fellowship with IAPA in 2017; Along with winning the Aesthetic Eye Competition in Anterior Aesthetics!!
Dr. Hu received his Fellowship for International Congress of Oral Implantology in May, 2013 in Las Vegas during ICOI annual Spring Symposium:
Dr. Hu at the AACD Conference 2012:
Karsten Klimmeck became Accredited with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 2017 using only Dr. Hu's work and cases for his clinical submissions.
Education 1998 The University of Michigan Ann Arbor School of Dentistry Doctor of Dental Surgery, DDS
1994 The University of Michigan Ann Arbor College of Literature, Science and the Arts Bachelor of Science, Biology
Post Graduate Training and Certification:
2019, Dr. Hu is now a Clinical Integrated Clinical Advisor for the VIVOS Life System. He is able to offer treatment for airway, and growth, especially using Craniofacial Epigenetics and Pneumopedics
2019, February, Dr. Hu has been certified to offer Osseo-Anterior Growth Guidance Appliance System with Controlled Arch Ortho developed by Dr. Steve Gallela. Dr Hu also can work with the Facial Beauty Institute to provide more airway treatment options to his patients.
2018, May, Dr. Hu has received his 3rd Board Certification in Dental Sleep Medicine as a Diplomate, Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Disciplines (D-ACSDD)
2017, May, Dr. Hu has been notified by the Board of American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) that he has fulfilled and passed all credentialing requirements for Board Certification to receive Diplomate status with ASBA. This is his second Board Certification and currently, he is the only Board Certified dentist in Alaska in Dental Sleep Medicine.
2017, February 10: Dr. Hu has earned his Board Certification in dental Sleep Medicine as the first Alaskan Full time dentist to achieve Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.
2017, February: Dr. Hu has earned Certification in Pediatric Epigenetics and Vivos Pediatric Appliance System.
2008 D4D/ E4D Certified and trained D4D University D4D University
2007 Biolase Waterlase MD Trained/Certified
2005-Present American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Accreditation Candidate
2003-Present LVI Fellowship, and LVI Graduate
2003 Laser Certification, LVI
Trained at the Prestigious Las Vegas Institute of Advance Dental Studies and LVI Global
Awards and Honors:
2017 November, Dr. Hu has once again won MacStudio Model Search, Northwest Winner for 2017 for his smile makeover work on Sheila F. from Juneau, AK. Congrats again for winning!
2017 October, Dr. Hu awarded Fellowship with IAPA (International Association for Physiologic Aesthetics, in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Hu also won the Aesthetic Eye Competition, 1st Place Award for Anterior Aesthetics!
2016 National Grand Prize MacModel Seach, 2nd time, only dentist in North America to achieve this national award twice
2015 Awarded "Elite" dentist by MacStudios
2015 First Dentist ever to receive National Grand Prize Award, MAC Studio Model Search (Nationwide)
2014 Northwest Winner MAC Studio Model Search
2014 Dr. Hu was awarded Mastership with ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantology) at ICOI's annual meeting in Chicago, IL on August 21st 2014
2013 Dr. Hu was awarded a Fellowship from International Congress of Oral Implantology. Award ceremony was May, 2013 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas
2012-2013 Dr. Hu inducted to International Association of Dentists by The Leading Physicians of the World
2011 MAC Model/Smile Makeover Search, national Runner-Up
2011 "Talk of the Town" Alaska, "Excellence in Patient Satisfaction" (As rated by Patients Online)
2010 IACA Best Glamour "Before and After" Aesthetic Eye Competition, Boston, MA.
2010 Featured twice in MACVeneers.com/MAC Studio website 2010 opDentists™
2009 MAC Model/Smile Makeover Search, National Runner-Up
2007-2012 America's Top Dentists in "Cosmetic Dentistry" by Consumers Research Council
2018-Present ACSDD (Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Discipline)
2017-Present ASBA (America Sleep and Breathing Academy)
2017-Present ABDSM (American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine)
2014-Present AADSM (American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine)
2013-Present AAID (American Academy of Implant Dentistry)
2012-Present ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantologists)
2012-Present International Association of Dentists
2012 DTI Microdental Advisory Board Member
2011-Present IAPA (International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics)
2011-Present MAC DTI Advisory Board
2011-Present IADFE (International Academy for Dentofacial Esthetics), Fellowship
2011 LVIF, Fellow - LVI Global: 2011. 1st dentist in Alaska to earn Fellowship
2010-Present IACA (International Association of Comprehensive Aesthtetics)
2005-Present Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Member
1998-Present American Dental Association Member
1998-Present Alaska Dental Society Member
1998-Present Kenai-Kodiak Dental Society Member and Former President
2018, Dr. Hu's clinical research in dental sleep medicine has been approved for publication in the peer-reviewed journal, Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine (JDSM with American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine), His other study also has been approved for publication in Journal of Dental Sleep Practice (JSP) Winter 2018.
2018, Evaluation of a New Oral Appliance With Objective Compliance Recording Capability. A Feasibility Study, Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine, Vol 5. No. 2, 2018.
2018, Minimizing Side Effects, A Retrospective Case Series Analysis of Tooth Movement in Oral Appliance Therapy, Journal of Dental Sleep Practice, Spring 2018, 26-27.
2016, For the first time, Dr. Hu has been published in a nationally recognized peer-reviewed journal. His research has been published in Spring 2016, Volume 32, Issue 1 of The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, pages 76-86. This is connected to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is also on PubMed.
2015, The MicrO2 Sleep Device, Journal of Dental Sleep Practice, Summer 2015: 46-48.
2015, Evaluating the Efficacy of the MicrO2 Mandibular Repositioning Device for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Dental Economics, March 2015.
2013, A New Day in Dentistry, Dentistry Today, December 2013, Vol 32, No. 12: 66-67 powered by Dentistry Today.
Presentations and Lectures:
2018, Dr. Hu has been asked to teach a Cosmetic Dentistry, Aesthetic Continuum at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry in the summer, spanning 4 months
2018, Dr. Hu has been invited to speak at the World Federation, FDI Congress meeting in Malaysia (July) and Hong Kong (August) of this year.
2018 HKIDEAS, Hong Kong International Dental Expo and Symposium, World FDI Congress Meeting Hong Kong, August 24-26. Topic, "Full Mouth Smile Makeovers, From Simple to Complex"
2018 MIDEC, "Smile Makeovers: From the Social Six to Full Mouth Reconstruction", Malasya International Dental Exhibition and Conference, July 20-22
2018 Aesthetic Continuum, 4-part series, University of Michigan-Ann Harbor School of Dentistry, May, June, July and August, also at the Troy Modern Global Center in Troy, Michigan
2018 Lecture on OAT, Compliance and Treatment Process, US Army Meeting, Hawaii, August 2018
2018 Aegis, Webinar on Treatment Acceptance and Patient Communication, Inside Dentistry Compendium, Live Interactive, March 22, 2018
2018 Speaker for Modern Global Group
2018 Speaker for Sleep Group Solutions, Anaheim, San Francisco, Seattle
2017, Dr. Hu Guest Speaker at the Annual AADSM meeting in Boston for Prosomnus, the makers of MicrO2.
2017 Dr. Hu was invited Lecturer at the 2017 Annual Scientific Session for the American Academy of cosmetic Dentistry, AACD in Las Vegas, Nevada
2017 Dr. Hu has been asked to become an Instructor for Sleep Group Solutions, one of the leading camps for dentists' continuing education. He will start his lecturing in May 2017, in Los Angeles California. He will be teaching seminars all over the US
2017, Dr. Hu has been invited back again to speak at the 4th Annual Alaska Sleep Conference. He was asked to present on Airway and Sports Medicine related to Dental Sleep Medicine.
2017 Guest Speaker at the 3rd Annual Alaska Sleep conference, Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage, Alaska. He was the only dentist from Alaska invited to lecture to Sleep Physicians, ENT's, Pulmonologists, Neurologists, etc., on dental sleep medicine. He was able to educate health practitioners on craniofacial epigenetics and pneumopedics developed by Dr. David Singh, and also Neuromuscular, Pharyngometer, Zephr MatRx, and Classic George Gauge modalities for oral appliances
2016 Guest Speaker on two separate days at MICRO2 Users Conference, in Austin Texas, April 21-23. He was speaking with pioneers and gurus for sleep apnea and oral appliance therapy
2015 Guest Speaker, MAC Expedition 15, Carefree, Arizona, Digital Dentistry
2013 Guest Speaker, MAC Expedition 13, Whistler Canada, Cosmetic Dentistry
2010 CE Lecture for Alaska State Dental Hygienists Association Annual Meeting "Cosmetic and Neuromuscular Dentistry", University of Alaska-Kenai Peninsula Campus, October 2010
2009 "Introduction to Neuromuscular Dentistry" Presentation to Physicians and Hospital Staff, Central Peninsula Hospital, Fall 2009
2005 Kenia Peninsula Health fair, presentations to public
2011, Dental Work featured in LVI Visions Magazine Fall.
2011, Dental Work shown on Back Cover, Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, AACD.
2010, Dental Work featured Front Cover of The Edge Volume 2, 2010 DTI Laboratories publication.
2009, Dr. Hu's named in Vogue (Nov. 2009 p 168)
1997, Research and presentation: "Searching for Practical Methods to Monitor S. Mutants Levels", IADR 1997 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL; same research won 2nd Place, University of Michigan School of Dentistry Table Clinics, Feb. 1997.
A Featured Dentist of MACVENEERS from MAC, a division of Micro dental American
Other Organizations/Community Involvement:
2014-Present Mission of Mercy, Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska
2010 Anchorage School District, Career Day, Elementary
2008-Present Career Day, at University of Alaska-Kenai Peninsula Campus
2008-Present Primerica, District Leader
2007-Present Charter Member, Kenai River Rotary Club of Soldotna, Rotary International Literacy Fund Raisers
2005 Central Peninsula Hospital Health Fair, oral cancer screening Volunteer
Anchorage Hours Friday - Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm Sunday by appointment
Soldotna Hours Tuesday - Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Anchorage location: 12570 Old Seward Highway Suite 201 Anchorage, AK 99515
Contact/mailing Information: Dr. Jerry C. Hu, DDS 125 N. Binkley St. Soldotna, Alaska 99669