Dr. Joy Chu, a native of Beijing, China, has been practicing orthodontics in the Dallas area since 2001. With her patients always at the top of her mind, it is a pleasure for Dr. Chu to watch our patients’ smiles develop and watch them grow into confident adults. Having followed up on many of our patients over years, Dr. Chu feels happy for them when hearing about their achievements in life. She truly loves her work and takes great pride in seeing a dazzling smile greatly influence another’s life for a lifetime!
Education and Experience
After graduating from the College of Dentistry at Peking University, Dr. Chu practiced general dentistry in Beijing for several years before coming to the United States to attend the College of Dentistry at the Ohio State University (OSU) in Columbus, OH, where she received her Ph.D. degree from the Department of Oral Biology. Dr. Chu was awarded the OSU Alumni Graduate Research Award upon her graduation. Her post-doctoral training at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX was focused on wound healing in diabetic conditions. She then moved back to OSU to study in the Department of Orthodontics at the College of Dentistry, where she received three years of extensive post-graduate training in orthodontics and performed molecular biology research on periodontal pathogens for her Master’s degree in Dentistry in 2001.
With a constant emphasis on continuing education to keep her on the leading edge of her profession, Dr. Chu attends the annual American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) meeting, as well as other local continuing education lectures focused on orthodontics. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the diplomate American Board of Orthodontics, as well as a member of the College of Diplomates of American Board of Orthodontics. About one third of the orthodontists in America are certified.
Outside the Office
In her spare time, Dr. Chu loves spending time with her family and she also likes giving back to our community; she has participated in the annual Asian Health Fair since 2002 and has mentored high school students with orthodontic research in the Frisco ISD Mentoring Program since 2010. When she finds the time, Dr. Chu enjoys painting, exercising, and traveling.