Dr. Audrey Yoon’s outstanding credentials combined with her naturally gifted perception of beauty and her genuine concern for her patients makes her an exceptional orthodontist.

Dr. Yoon completed her orthodontic and pediatric dentistry residencies at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), the nation’s pre-eminent program of its type. She also earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery and Master of Science degree, completing extensive research in Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) at UCLA. Upon completion of her dual specialty degrees, Dr. Yoon was invited to join UCLA’s School of Dentistry as a Clinical Faculty. She is also an adjunct assistant professor of Stanford Sleep Medicine Center at Stanford University, an honorary assistant professor of Orthodontics at the University of Hong Kong, an adjunct assistant professor in Orthodontics at University of Pacific and a clinical associate faculty at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She is also a co-director of Pediatric Dental Sleep Mini-residency program at Tufts University.

Using state-of-the-art technology, Dr. Yoon is committed to achieving clinical excellence and ideal case results. She is an Invisalign VIP: Platinum provider, which is only bestowed to the top 1% of Invisalign doctors. Dr. Yoon’s field of expertise includes the effective utilization of orthodontic Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD) to minimize surgery and maximize esthetic successful outcomes. Dr. Yoon is a collaborative team member at Stanford Medical Centerinthesleepapnearesearch. ShehasdevelopedpioneeringDistraction Osteogenesis Maxillary Expansion (DOME) technique for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and has co-authored chapters in several leading ENT textbooks. She is one of leading orthodontists to perform the ‘Surgery-first approach’ for orthognathic surgeries and has developed its application for maxillomandibularadvancement(MMA)surgeryforOSA. Sheisalsoanexpert in customized sleep oral appliances and early interceptive orthodontics in children for craniofacial growth modification.

As a proud mother and loving wife, Dr. Yoon is a firm believer in strong family core values. She carries this philosophy into her practice, giving her patients the care and attention they deserve just like a part of her family.


Pediatric Dentist
Diplomat, American Board of Orthodontics
Diplomat, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine

Adjunct Assistant Professor
- Stanford University, Stanford Sleep Medicine Center
Adjunct Assistant Professor
- University of Pacific, Orthodontics

Clinical Associate Faculty
- Tufts University, Dental Sleep Medicine

Honorary Assistant Professor
- The Hong Kong University, Orthodontics

Clinical Faculty, Lecturer
- University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

Sleep Apnea Research
- Stanford University, Sleep Surgery

Orthodontic Residency
- University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry Residency
- University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

Craniofacial Program
- University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

Master of Science
- University of California Los Angeles, Oral Biology

Doctor of Dental Surgery
- University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

Doctor of Dental Surgery
- Seoul National University, College of Dentistry, South Korea

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State of California Dental License
Orthodontic Certificate
Pediatric Dentistry Certificate
Oral Sedation Permit Pediatric Advanced Life Support License
Korean National Dental License

Professional Affiliations

American Dental Association
California Dental Association
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
American Association of Orthodontists
Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
California Society of Pediatric Dentistry
Los Angeles Dental Society
International Association of Dental Research
American Association of Dental Research


Audrey Yoon, Mohamed Abdelwahab, Stanley Liu, James Oh, Heeyeon Suh, Michael Trieu, Kevin Kang, Daniela Silva
Impact of rapid palatal expansion on the internal nasal valve and obstructive nasal symptoms in children
Sleep Breath; DOI: 10.1007/s11325-020-02140-y

Audrey Yoon
Mini-screw Assisted Maxillary Expansion Techniques for Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Chapter 57, 1st edition; In press

Abdelwahab M, Yoon A, Oakland T, Poomkonsarn S, Gouveia C, Stanley Yung-Chuan Liu
Impact of Distraction Osteogenesis Maxillary Expansion (DOME) on the Internal Nasal Valve in Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
Otolaryngol HeadNeck; In press

Audrey Yoon,Christian Guilleminault, Soroush Zaghi, Stanley Liu
Distraction Osteogenesis Maxillary Expansion (DOME) for Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients with Narrow Maxilla and Nasal Cavity
Sleep Medicine; In press

Iwasaki T, Yoon A, Guilleminault C, Liu SY
How Does Distraction Osteogenesis Maxillary Expansion (DOME) Reduce Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea?
Sleep Breath; In press

S Y Liu, A Yoon
Distraction Osteogenesis Maxillary Expansion
Current concepts in sleep surgery. A surgical guide for sleep surgeons. Verse,DeVries.

Chapter12. In press

Y Chen, E Ko, A Yoon, S Zaghi, R Riley, S Liu
Optimizing Mandibular Sagittal Split of Large Maxillomandibular Advancement for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Patient and Surgical Factors
Clinical Oral Investigations; In press

Yoon AY, Zaghi S, Ha S, Law CS, Guilleminault C, Liu SY
Ankyloglossia as a risk factor for maxillary hypoplasia and soft palate elongation: A functional-morphological study.
Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research. 2017 doi: 10.1111/ocr.12206

Yoon A
Pediatric Dentistry: Infancy to Adolescence.
Chapter 26, 6th edition.

Yoon A, Zaghi S, Weitzman R, Ha S, Law CS, Guilleminault C, Liu SY
Toward a functional definition of ankyloglossia: validating current grading scales for lingual frenulum length and tongue mobility in 1052 subjects.
Sleep Breath. 2017 Jan 17. doi: 10.1007/s11325-016-1452-7

Liu SY, Guilleminault C, Huon L-K, Yoon A
Distraction Osteogenesis Maxillary Expansion (DOME) for Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients with High Arched Palate
Otolaryngol HeadNeck Surg. 2017 doi: 10.1177/0194599817707168

Liu SY, Guilleminault C, Yoon A
Distraction Osteogenesis Maxillary Expansion ( DOME) for Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients Sleep Apnea and Snoring.
Chapter 59. Michael Friedman

Liu SY, Huon LK, Iwasaki T, Yoon A, Riley R, Powell N, Torre C, Capasso R.
Efficacy of Maxillomandibular Advancement Examined with Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy and Computational Fluid Dynamics Airflow Modeling.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jan;154(1):189-95.

Eung-KwonPae, Audrey J. Yoon, Bhoomika Ahuja,Gary W Lau, Daniel Nguyen, Yong Kim, Ronald Harper
Perinatal intermittent hypoxia alters gamma-aminobutyric acid: a report levels in rat cerebellum
International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience: 2011 Dec; 29 (8) : 819-26