DR HU recent PUBLICATION IN PEER REVIEWED SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL FROM THE ACADEMY OF GENERAL DENTISTRY FOR HIS CLINICAL RESEARCH IN VERTICAL DIMENSION IN DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE CUSTOMIZED ORAL APPLIANCE THERAPY FOR OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA. JULY, 2020
FOR PHOTO TO THE RIGHT---> DR HU ALSO WAS INVITED TO TEACH A WEBINAR ON AIRWAY AND DENTAL IMPLANTS. SEE IMPLANT SEMINARS LINK FOR EDUCATION AND HOW LONG TERM SUCCESS OF IMPLANTS ARE TIED TO HEALTHY AIRWAY AND SLEEP.
In November, 2019, (SEE BELOW) Dr Hu's Clinical research, a Case Series Feasibility Clinical Study got accepted to be published in the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) Peer Reviewed Journal, "AGD Impact" for his research titled, "Vertical Dimension in Dental Sleep Medicine Oral Appliance Therapy".... this is has been completely done, NON-industry supported for the sake of since for advancing dental sleep medicine.
DR HU HAS BEEN ACTIVE LECTURING WEBINARS FOR THOUSANDS OF DENTISTS ON LINE SINCE COVID 19 PANDEMIC CAME TO USA. QUALITY SLEEP IS ESSENTIAL FOR ROBUST IMMUNE SYSTEM AND HEALTH/WELLNESS ! SEE LINKS BELOW:
DR HU's CLINICAL RESEARCH WITH PROSOMNUS ON PRECISION IN DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE and VOLUMETRIC STUDIES ON COMFORT AND FIT WITH OAT FOR OSA, BOTH HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS in the PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL OF DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE, AADSM's journal, JDSM. July, 2020
EXCITING NEWS!!! A Cosmetic Smile Makeover case done by Dr. Jerry Hu has been selected to be the COVER PAGE article of the NATIONALLY recognized & respected peer-review journal, The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, from the America Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, (AACD) Fall 2018, Volume 34, Issue 3, PAGES 10-11, 28-37 (click on cover photo image for link)
CLICK ABOVE for the link to SEE a portion of Dr Hu's interview by Alaska's ABC Network before Good Morning America on Alaska's Business Spotlight !
Dr Hu recently was invited to Hong Kong to teach 2 separate Hands-on Seminar in Cosmetic Full mouth Reconstruction and Hands-on Dental Sleep Medicine with equipment such as Pharyngometer/ Rhinometer, July 5-9, 2019.
ANNOUNCING!!! DR. HU HAS RECEIVED HIS 3rd DESIGNATION OF DIPLOMATE BOARD CERTIFICATION IN DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE as of MAY 2018. HE IS NOW BOARD DIPLOMATE OF OF THE AMERICAN BOARD OF DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE (ABDSM), ACADEMY OF CLINICAL SLEEP DISORDERS DISCIPLINES (ACSDD) AND THE BOARD OF AMERICAN SLEEP AND BREATHING ACADEMY (ASBA). HE IS THE FIRST FULL-TIME DENTIST IN ALASKA TO RECEIVE ALL THREE OF THESE CREDENTIALS IN DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE AS A TRIPLE BOARD CERTIFIED DIPLOMATE. IN 2017, HE HAD BEEN UNIQUELY INVITED TO BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR FOR SLEEP GROUP SOLUTIONS, AND A MAJOR PUBLISHED RESEARCHER AND NATIONAL LECTURER FOR PROSOMNUS AND MICRODENTAL. CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. JERRY C. HU, DDS, DACSDD, DABDSM, DASBA.....
DR JERRY C HU'S PERSONAL JOURNEY FOR BETTER HEALTH IN DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE, PUBLISHED IN THE SLEEP MAGAZINE 8th EDITION, NOVEMBER, 2018. (click on any of four images below for link)
Dr Hu was invited to be a main podium speaker for 2019 Annual Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) in Phoenix, Arizona, April 12-13. His topic was on bringing 3-D analysis and multi-dimensional assessments on airway from A-P, Vertical, Lateral, Pitch, Roll, and Yaw planes and to review all current bite registration methods being used for oral appliance therapy in dental sleep medicine. Dr Hu, also being certified to do osseo growth appliance systems from VIVOS to AGGA and Controlled Arch, he was able to lecture on those treatment options-- especially for children with airway problems.
Welcome, If you were to search for Dr Hu's name on the internet, you will find that Dr. Hu has focused and dedicated his entire office mission to be about smiles/cosmetic dentistry, dental sleep medicine, and dental implants for many years in both Anchorage and Soldotna, Alaska. As a national award winning Alaska cosmetic dentist for smile makeovers, Dr. Hu strongly believes in providing the latest in technology, exceptional quality in dental cosmetic materials & implants, updated techniques in dental sleep medicine and most current methods in treatment. In Jan 2018, Dr. Hu received notification that his clinical research in dental sleep medicine will be published in the peer reviewed journal, Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM's official research journal) and another study in Journal of Dental Sleep Practice. Dr. Hu will be teaching a Cosmetic Dentistry Continuum in span of 4 months in summer 2018, at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He has also been asked to teach at World FDI conference in Malaysia July 2018 and in Hong Kong in August 2018. He also will be teaching for Sleep Group Solutions throughout the year. He also is teaching a webinar in dental treatment planning on AEGIS/Compendium in February 2018. In February 2017, Dr. Hu became the first full time practicing dentist in Alaska to become board certified in dental sleep medicine, earning his Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. In May, 2017, Dr. Hu was also notified that He has attained his second board certification as a Diplomate with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy. He is double board certified in dental sleep medicine. In 2017, Dr. Hu has also asked to be an instructor for Sleep Group Solutions, one of the nation's leading continuing education camps for dentists. Dr. Hu has also been invited to co-lecture with MACStudio in April at 2017 American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session in Las Vegas. He has taught cosmetic dentistry, dental sleep medicine, and implant dentistry both internationally and throughout the US in past several years.
Dr. Hu keeps at the forefront of technology and treatment methods by credentialing and earning accreditation at the world's leading cosmetic dental education programs, such as the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) and the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics.
Thank you First National Bank Alaska for assisting in making our dream practice a reality. We are so grateful for being featured in the First National Bank Alaska newsletter. We look forward to growing together!
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DR HU AT MICRODENTAL MACSTUDIO GRAND OPENING EVENT, LIVERMORE, CA. SEPT 2018 !!
Dr. Hu was the first dentist on the Kenai peninsula to be an accreditation candidate for the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD): for more details, see Dr. Hu's Bio or click: HERE. Below were real reviews about Dr. Hu from the AACD website (from 2011-2016):
Please visit our state of the art new Anchorage Location. With all the bells and whistles, the Anchorage location made the cover of SIDEKICK, Henry Schein's National Magazine! From CT Scan digital technology, to TRIOS Digital Scan equipment and the latest in dental sleep medicine tools, the Anchorage center has the most advanced and modern dental treatment options for Alaskans for Cosmetic smile makeovers, Dental Implants and Dental Sleep Medicine. Every operatory has Midmark's Dental Massage and Optional Heating operatory chairs; each station also has Netflix and Beats Solo Wireless headphones. Additionally, neuromuscular equipment (MicroTENS and K-7) and Waterlase MD laser are available upon request. Located in South Anchorage at SouthGate, Multi or inter-disciplinary approach to Craniofacial Epigenetics/ Pneumpedics, with Katmai Eye, Physical Therapists and Atlas Orthagonists (Chiropractors) are just next door in the same building!
Dr. Hu was invited to lecture in Boston, MA at 2017 Annual NATIONAL Meeting for the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He was lecturing on his clinical research for the new Prosomnus IA appliance Platform and the first FDA and North American Approved Compliance Chip Monitor (DentitTrac with Braebon Medical) for Oral Appliance Therapy. Dr. Hu lectured to several prominent and key leaders in the field of dental sleep medicine.
Dr Hu was asked to teach a full day seminar at Microdental MacStudio lab in Livermore California in May, 2019 on Full mouth Cosmetic Dentistry and Neuromuscular Reconstruction and treatment options for smile makeovers.
----> From the right, Dr. Hu was asked to be a main podium speaker at 31st Annual Alaska Federal Services Dental Meeting in Joint Base Elmendorf and Richardson (JBER) in Anchorage, Alaska, educating military dentists in Dental Sleep Medicine on August 9, 2019. He was able to show how our soldiers' combat readiness, alertness, response when being deployed all have considerable and serious consequences to quality sleep; even life saving.
Dr. Hu is the first full-time dentist in Alaska to achieve the designation of Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.
AS OF MAY 2018, Dr Hu ATTAINED his 3rd Board Certification in dental sleep medicine with the Academy of Dental Sleep Disorders Disciplines, DIPLOMATE-ACSDD
Dr. Hu received notification regarding his 2nd Board Certification in dental sleep medicine, as a Diplomate of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA). He is double board certified and currently, the one with the longest history of being full time and double board certified dentist in Alaska in Dental Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Hu is the first Alaska dentist to achieve LVI Fellowship status. This honor is given to cosmetic dentists who have graduated from LVI's CORE continuum program and passed the extensive LVI examination process in both comprehensive and cosmetic dental therapy. Available in Anchorage and in Soldotna..
Dr. Hu is one of two dentists on the penninsula to receive his IPS Master and Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).
Dr. Hu became an instructor for Sleep Group Solutions early 2017.
Dr Hu, Fellow of International Association for Physiologic Aesthetics, October 2017. Dr. Hu also won 1st Place in 2017 Aesthetic Eye Competition!
Dr Hu lectures on the main podium in Austin, Texas. He was a Beta Tester for the MicrO2 sleep appliance when it was first being developed before Prosomnus was even a company.
Click on above link for the incredible MicrO2 Sleep apnea device & see that Dr. Hu is a Preferred Doctor & a published research author for this OSA dental Sleep Appliance.
Partners, Board Certified MD
Dr. Hu is the FIRST Double Board certified full time practicing dentist in state of Alaska, earning his Diplomate with the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine in February, 2017 and credentialed member of AADSM
Active Member/ ADA and ADS
Dr. Hu is a Certified DNA and mRNA Appliance Dentist and VIVOS Pediatric appliance Dentist. He is trained to work with A-O's Atlas Orthagonists, and SOT's Sacral Occipital Technics as well as physical therapist familiar with Rocabado's techniques for TMJ. This is epigenetic/pneumopedic manner to properly develop midface and dental arches.
IADFE Fellow, International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics - This Honorary organization is made up of notable cosmetic dentists and plastic surgeons world-wide. Dr Hu was inducted as a Fellow, through a Cap and Gown Ceremony in New York City in 2011. Dr Hu is the first to receive this honor in Alaska,
DOCSEducation Dr. Hu is Certified by DOCS for Nitrous and Single Dose Oral Sedation
Dr. Hu, member of AAPMD in 2017
"Dr. Hu, you have no idea how many people facebook me, email me, and call me to tell me how great my new smile looks. I have people literally walking to me at work-- customers, and co-workers, telling me "Wow" you have a great looking smile. Thank you Dr. Hu, I really appreciate what you've done for me" - Paul
"Just in time for my wedding. Thank you Dr. Hu, for giving me such a beautiful smile for my wedding!" - Hadassah
"A healthy and beautiful smile is such an important asset. It is amazing how it changed my life -- feeling confident about my smile has opened many doors for me -- both professionally and personally. Thank you Dr. Hu!" - Amanda
Below: Dr. Hu Signature Case Series in Alaska Airlines Beyond Magazine
2020, September 25, International, Orthodontic Seminars, Keynote Speaker, "Pediatric Dental Sleep Medicine" -- Webinar forum format. 2020, September 10, Microdental/ MACSTUDIO Instructor -- Dental Sleep Medicine in Pandemic Times and its connection to General Dentistry 2020, August 29, Myotronics Mastering K7 and Scan Interpretation taught with Scott V. Dr. Hu is now instructor at Myotronics 2020, "UniqueTreatment Strategy for a Patient with Parafunctional Problems Requires Team Collaboration"-- Published research paper on the world's first Pekkton/Rodo- Smile Loc Fixed implant denture done on a patient. To be Published in Inside Dentistry Journal, Accepted for publication in December 2020 issue. 2020, July, Dr. Hu's Clinical Research in "Vertical Dimension for customized oral appliance therapy for OSA" will be published in Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) General Dentistry Peer reviewed Journal. 2020 In July American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine accepted 2 Abstracts for Clinical Research Dr. Hu did for Oral Appliance Therapy Precision and Volumetric analysis. These will eventually be published in Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine/ peer reviewed. 2020, March - June, Numerous Webinars, Podcasts, and Educational Online Lectures to teach over thousands of dentists enrolled online (due to COVID 19 Pandemic) with Microdental/MACStudio, Sleep Group Solutions, Prosomnus Technologies, Inc., Implant Seminars.com, VIVOS, and online Dental Clinical Pearls Forum (weekly pearl instructor for dentists). 2020, February, Dr. Hu Master Instructor Series, The Facial Beauty Institute, with Osseo- Growth Guidance Appliance Systems and Controlled Arch Orthodontics. 2020, March, Dr Hu became certified with "Chirodontics", Bob Walker (Chiropractor/ Dentistry) for Airway and TMJ treatment. 2019, December, Dr. Hu has been recognized by Dentistry Today's CE Leaders as a Leader in CE. Dr. Hu will be featured on Dentistry Today's website. Dentistry Today's deadline for the print version was too late for 2019 print version, but Dr. Hu was accepted in 2019 and will be listed on the online/Website for Dentistry Today. 2019, November, Dr Hu's Clinical research, a Case Series Feasibility Clinical Study got accepted to be published in the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) Peer Reviewed Journal, "AGD Impact" for his research titled, "Vertical Dimension in Dental Sleep Medicine Oral Appliance Therapy".... this is has been completely done, NON-industry supported for the sake of since for advancing dental sleep medicine. 2019, November, Dr. Hu has accepted to be on the Executive Board of ACSDD, Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Disciplines. 2019, October, Dr. Hu was asked to teach for Sleep Group Solutions in his home state of Alaska, in Anchorage. 2019, Sept, Dr. Hu had been asked to teach Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine at JBER's Annual Dental Conference at Joint Base Elmendorf and Fort Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska. 2019, July, Hong Kong, China. Dr. Hu is asked to return to Asia and teach dental sleep medicine and cosmetic dentistry. His mission will be to help dentists in Asia learn how to help the world's 1 Billion people worldwide who are under-diagnosed and under-treated with sleep apnea. He will also do hands on training for both seminars. His cosmetic dentistry lecture title is "Demystifying Smile Makeovers-- With Proven Protocols" 2019, May, Livermore, CA. Dr. Hu is asked to teach a full seminar on cosmetic dentistry including full mouth rehabilitation and reconstruction, neuromuscular dentistry, and AACD principles in smile design and lab communication. 2019, April, Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Hu was a main podium speaker at 2019 Annual Session of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA). His lecture was on utilizing 3-D methods, equipment, and technology to better oral appliance therapy for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. 2019, February, Anchorage, Alaska. Dr. Hu was asked by Alaska Dental Society and Henry Schein to teach Alaskan dentists a comprehensive course on dental sleep medicine. The seminar was so well received, he is asked to do more from the organizations. 2019, February, Dr. Hu became certified with Dr Steve Gallela's AGGA and Controlled Arch system for osseo-growth guidance system. He also will be working with Facial Beauty Institute and will help patients, especially pediatric/ children in having more options for treatment. 2018, October 4-6, Dr. Hu was asked to be a main podium speaker at the Breathing Wellness Conference, New York City, Times Square Marriott Marquis, and there were over 250 attendees in the audience hear him lecture on Pediatric airway and the VIVOS system. It was a very successful event for dental sleep Medicine. 2018, Entire year, Dr. Hu has been instructor/ speaker for Sleep Group Solutions in Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, San Jose, Troy (MI), and Las Vegas 2018, May, Dr. Hu has received his 3rd Board Certification in dental sleep medicine as a new Diplomate for the Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Disciplines (D-ACSDD). He will be attending the Fall Annual Session in Scottsdale, AZ. 2018, Dr. Hu's clnical research in dental sleep medicine has been approved for publication in the peer reviewed Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine (JDSM) of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Hu's other study on tooth stability with OAT using control cured PMMA has also been approved and published in the Journal of Dental Sleep Practice (JSP). 2018, Dr. Hu has been asked to teach a Continuum in Cosmetic Dentistry/Aesthetic reconstruction at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, spanning 4 months in the summer of 2018. 2018, Dr. Hu has been invited by World Federation FDI to speak at global meeting in Hong Kong (August) and Asia Meeting in Malaysia (July). 2018, Dr. Hu will be teaching a Webinar in treatment planning on AEGIS/Compendium 2018, DR. Hu continues to teach for Sleep Group Solutions; he will be teaching in California February and March. In November 2017, Dr. Hu has again received award for Northwest MacStudio Model Search Winner for his smile makeover work on Sheila F. from Juneau, Alaska. Congrats again on another repeat! In October of 2017, Dr. Hu will be a Fellow of IAPA (International Association for Physiologic Aesthetics), awarded in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Hu also won 1st place in the Aesthetic Eye Competition sponsored by Kettenbach, which also includes products and supplies from Kettenbach! In September 2017, Dr. Hu has been invited back to lecture and speak at the 4th Annual Alaska Sleep Conference at Hotel Captain Cook. He will speak about airway and dental sports medicine. In 2017, the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) notified Dr. Hu he has passed all the credentialing requirements to earn Diplomate Board Certified status with ASBA. This makes him double board certified, the FIRST, and one with the longest history of being a full time double board certified dentist in Alaska in dental sleep medicine. In April 2017, Dr. Hu was an invited speaker for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Annual Scientific Session in Las Vegas, NV at Venetian Hotel/Resort. He lectured with Karsten Klimmeck A-AACD, LVIF, MDT, and with Dr. Hakim, DDS. Karsten also was accredited by AACD at this conference using only Dr. Hu's cases for all of his submissions. In 2017, Dr. Hu has been asked to become an instructor for Sleep Group Solutions, one of the leading camps for dentists' continuing education. On Feb 10, 2017, Dr. Hu achieved Board Certification in Dental Sleep Medicine, attaining, Diplomate of American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. In Feb. 2017, Dr Hu became Certified with Pediatric Epigenetics and Vivos Pediatric Appliance System In Spring 2016, Dr. Hu's clinical research publication was completed in the peer reviewed journal, JCD, Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, AACD. The research was using digital Shadewave/Microshade Technology for accurate shade match precision dentistry. In 2016, Dr. Hu was invited to speak at the 3rd Annual Alaska Sleep Conference, Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage, AK. He was the only dentist from Alaska invited to lecture to Sleep Physicians, ENT's, Pulmnologists, 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. In 2016, Dr. Hu won the Nationwide MACStudio Model Search Grand Prize for the 2nd time! He is the only dentist in North America to have achieved that! He flew down to San Francisco again with the winning Model, Laura, in February of 2016. In 2016, Dr. Hu has been an invited Speaker/ Lecturer at the MicrO2 Users Conference In Austin Texas, as well as the 3rd Annual Alaska Sleep Conference in Anchorage, Alaska. Dr. Hu is published author and clinical researcher for MicrO2. In 2016, he passed the written exam for Board accreditation with ABDSM and is on the way to becoming a Diplomate with American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. In 2016, Dr. Hu has become certified for DNA appliance, using Craniofacial epigenetics and pneumopedics principles. In 2015, Dr. Hu was accredited with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry for successfully completing written, oral, and case submissions process for his Associate Fellow. In 2015, Dr. Hu was awarded level of "Elite" dentist by MacStudios. In 2014, Dr. Hu earned his IPS Mastership with International Congress of Oral Implantologists. In 2013, Dr. Hu was invited back to MAC Expeditions to teach dentists on Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental Sleep Medicine. He also published more research in 2013. In 2012, Alaska's very own Dr. Hu won the Nationwide 2012 MAC Model Search Grand Prize Winner! The 2012 Panel included celebrity judges, and as the winner, Dr. Hu and his winning patient, Angie, will be flown down to San Francisco in January, 2013 for a Professional photo Shoot. Dr. Hu was also a NW Winner in 2014 and had won multiple times during other years. 2012-2013 Dr. Hu inducted to International Association of Dentists by The Leading Physicians of the World As of 2016 Dr. Hu has been published for his research on digital ShadeWave MicroShade technology, CAD/CAM dentistry, Micr02 Sleep Device, ShadeWave Digital & has also been invited to teach on dental implants & practice development.
At the AACD 2017 Scientific Session, Dr. Hu had the pleasure and honor of meeting and having lunch with Godfrey Ngai, Global CEO of Modern Dental, which acquired Microdental and MACStudio and all of its network labs throughout North America. This makes Modern the biggest dental company worldwide with centers all over Europe, Asia, and Australia. The latest lab they are building will employ over 6000 technicians in one complex setting, in Asia. Dr. Hu has been invited to Beijing and is thrilled about his future with this amazing company. He will also be invited to speak at International events and involvement at World Federation FDI organization.
Dr. Jerry C. Hu has been featured In famous magazines such as Vogue (Nov. 2009), LVI Visions, and AACD.
FICOI, Dr. Hu was awarded and became a Fellow of ICOI in May 2013. In 2014, MICOI, Dr. Hu also been awarded Mastership with ICOI. He was awarded in ICOI's annual meeting in Chicago, IL on August 21st.
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