Audry Yoon DDS

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.

Credentials

Orthodontist
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

Invisalign VIP: Diamond Provider

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.

Diamond Invisalign

Licensure

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

Charity Work

Charity



Publications

Audrey Yoon, Soroush Zaghi, Shayan Shamtoob, Cynthia Peterson,Loree Christianson, Sanda Valcu-Pinkerton, Zahra Peeran, Brigitte Fung, Daniel Kwok-keung, Triin Jagomagi, Nicole Archambault, Bridget O’Connor, Kathy Winslow, Miche’ Lano, Janine Murdock, Lenore Morrissey

Assessment of posterior tongue mobility using lingual-palatal suction: Progress towards a functional definition of ankyloglossia

J Oral Rehabil. 2021;48:692–700




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
Ankyloglossia.

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