Jae Hyun Park, DMD, MSD, MS, PhD

Dr. Jae Hyun Park is a highly regarded, board-certified orthodontist with a strong commitment to clinical education, patient care, and research. He moved to the Valley in 2006, where he has been treating patients ever since. He is also a Professor and Chair of the Postgraduate Orthodontic Program at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH). He received the Joseph E. Johnson Clinical Award at the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) Table Clinic Competition during the 2011 AAO Annual Session. The AAO also appointed him to be the recipient of the AAO Academy of Academic Leadership Sponsorship Program (AALSP) Award for 2010. He was selected as one of only four recipients from among those nominated by the accredited orthodontic programs in the United States and Canada. He is a Diplomate of and Examiner for the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO).

In addition, Dr. Park was selected to serve as the lead judge for the 2013 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, which was held in Phoenix. He judged on behalf of the American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) and presented Special Awards representing the ADAF Organization.

Dr. Park was recently appointed as Editor-in-Chief for the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO). He also serves as an Associate Editor and Section Editor for the Dentofacial Orthopedics and Orthodontics, and Growth and Development sections of the Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry (JCPD), and as an Editorial Board member of The Angle Orthodontist. He is also an Editorial Board member of Orthodontics: The Art and Practice of Dentofacial Enhancement (formerly, World Journal of Orthodontics), Seminars in Orthodontics, the World Journal of Stomatology, the Journal of Pediatric Dentistry, the Edorium™ Journal of Dentistry, Dentistry, and JSM Dentistry. In addition, he is a referee for more than 20 dental and orthodontic journals including the Journal of Dental Research (JDR), the Journal of American Dental Association (JADA), the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (AJO-DO), The Angle Orthodontist, and the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. Dr. Park was the chief editor of a recently published book entitled, “Computed Tomography: New Research.” He recently co-authored a book as well, “Molar Protraction: Orthodontic Substitution of Missing Posterior Teeth,” and published it. He was also recently invited to the guest editor of Seminar in Orthodontics.

Dr. Park received his undergraduate education from Seoul National University, where he graduated with honors. He also earned DMD, MSD, and PhD degrees from the dental school at Kyung Hee University, one of the most prestigious schools in South Korea. He completed his Master of Public Health studies at the Graduate School of Public Health at Seoul National University.

After moving to the United States, Dr. Park earned a Master of Science degree from the Graduate School of Arts and Science at New York University, College of Dentistry (NYUCD) and completed the Postgraduate Orthodontic Program there, received the Dean’s Award, the 1st place Master of Science Residency Research Award, and the 1st place Postgraduate Resident Research Award. Some of his research was submitted for a patent by New York University.

Dr. Park gained hands-on experience during almost 10 years of service as a general dentist and orthodontist in Korea. While maintaining his practice, he also served as an assistant professor at the Graduate School of Dentistry in Kyung Hee University and was recently appointed to do research as an International Scholar with the school.

Dr. Park also worked as an orthodontic teaching fellow and member of the undergraduate clinical orthodontic faculty at NYUCD. He represented the school at the 2006 AAO annual session, where he competed against 47 other orthodontic representatives and won 1st place in the Orthodontic Resident Scholars Program.

While working as a full-time faculty member at A.T. Still University since 2008, he has published more than 180 scientific and clinical articles in peer-reviewed orthodontic and dental journals, including three cover pages in the AJO-DO, in addition to fulfilling his teaching and administrative duties. Dr. Park also lectures nationally and internationally.

Dr. Park is Past President of the Arizona State Orthodontic Association and Thesis Committee Co-Chair of Northern California Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists. He also works for NBDE Part II Ortho-Pediatric Dentistry/ADAT Test Construction Committee and CODA Site Visitor. He was also recently appointed to replace Dr. Steven Dugoni as an ABO Director representing the PCSO. He will be the ABO President in 2024.

Dr. Park has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who, American Biographical Institute (ABI), and the International Biographical Center (IBC) of Cambridge.

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