Meet Dr. Clifford Young

At Young Dental Health Center, we want to provide high-quality dentistry that will impact generations, along with excellent customer service. We are a family business and practice and we have assembled a team of dental professionals to assist our dentists and to care for you during your visit.

Dr. Clifford Young and Dr. Peter Young - Young Dental Health Center

About Dr. Clifford Young, DDS, FICOI

With an unrelenting passion for his craft, Dr. Young believes in delivering top-tier dental care while forging deep connections with his patients. Holding High Honors in the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Communication from Pacific Union College, his journey in dentistry began at a young age when he assisted his father on dental mission trips, laying the foundation for his commitment to service.

Driven by a profound belief that dentistry is a profession rooted in making a difference, Dr. Young has embarked on numerous dental missions to places like the Dominican Republic, Peru, and Fiji. These transformative experiences solidified his resolve to utilize his skills for the betterment of others. After completing his dental education, he dedicated a year as a missionary dentist on the U.S Territory island of Saipan, On multiple occasions, he and the other team members would travel to the neighboring Islands on small planes to offer free dental care to those in need. This experience further deepened his commitment to serving communities in need.

Passionate about Dentistry, Dr. Young has pursued extensive training in cosmetic dentistry under the tutelage of renowned experts in the world of aesthetics. He has honed his skills in CAD-CAM restorative dentistry, oral surgery, and implant dentistry, ensuring that his patients receive the highest standard of care. Currently, he is engaged in advanced post-graduate training at the prestigious Kois Center in Seattle, WA. Moreover, Dr. Young has completed over 300 hours of implant training through the esteemed Loma Linda University Implant Continuum, solidifying his expertise in this specialized area. Dr. Clifford Young is also a credentialed Fellow in the renowned International congress of oral implantology.

Dr. Clifford Young actively participates in professional organizations, proudly holding membership in the American Dental Association®, California Dental Association, and pursuing the fellowship track for the Academy of General Dentistry. He holds a certificate in Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) and is a certified Invisalign® provider, staying at the forefront of innovative dental treatments.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Dr. Young enjoys spending quality time with his beautiful wife, Julie. They love an active lifestyle and can often be found playing badminton, golf, and hiking. Together, they are training to compete in local badminton tournaments, embracing the pursuit of excellence both personally and professionally!

With an unwavering enthusiasm for his work and an unwavering commitment to continuous growth, Dr. Clifford Young is dedicated to providing exceptional dental care while nurturing long-lasting relationships with his valued patients.

Dr. Clifford Young, DDS - Young Dental Health Center

About Dr. Peter Young, DDS, MAGD

Dr. Peter S. Young believes in developing a partnership with you in order to help you achieve long-term optimal dental health. Providing the highest quality comprehensive dental care in an ethical and conservative fashion is his number one priority. He also works closely with a team of well-qualified specialists in providing multidisciplinary dental care.

He has received the designation of MAGD, a “Master” from the Academy of General Dentistry. Less than 2% of dentists in America have this degree. Dr. Young has attended over 4000 hours of advanced dental continuing education since 1988 and continues to attend over 100 hours a year. Dr. Young is a Fellow of the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics and an Accredited Member of the American Society of Dental Aesthetics. This means Dr. Young has been recognized by his peers as a leader and an example to other dentists in the importance of continued learning for optimal patient care.

Dr. Young earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Pacific Union College in Angwin, California. In 1988, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Loma Linda University. Dr. Young is an Associate Fellow of the World Clinical Laser Institute and a sustaining member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Other memberships include: American Dental Association®, California Dental Association, Total Patient Service Institute, San Gabriel Valley Dental Society, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

Dr. Peter Young, DDS, MAGD - Young Dental Health Center

Dr. Young is a lifetime member and has been certified by the United States Dental Institute in orthodontics since 2002. He also holds membership in the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and is a Lifetime Quality member of the Crown Council. He is also a graduate, mentor and clinical instructor at Kois Center.

Educating others is also one of Dr. Young’s passions. He has been an assistant professor since 1998 at the Division of General Dentistry School of Dentistry at Loma Linda University where he lectures on aesthetics dentistry and practice management.

Dr. Young feels that continual learning is vitally important in keeping pace with the latest dental developments. In fact, he attends an average of 150 to 200 hours of advanced seminars annually. Since 1988, he has completed close to 4000 hours of continuing education seminars. These seminars include subjects such as implants, cosmetics and laser dentistry.

In addition to continuing his education, Dr. Young produces case studies in order to develop insight into dental conditions and treatments. You can read one such case study here.

Meet Our Friendly Staff

Cota - Hygiene Coordinator/Dental Assistant
Hygiene Coordinator/Dental Assistant

Cota has been a Dental Assistant for 11 years now. She graduated from North West College. She comes from a family of dental professionals and absolutely loves what she does. She loves getting to know her patients and strives to make every patient's experience the best they have had at a dental office. In her free time, Cota enjoys spending time with her son and her family. She loves sports and enjoys going to baseball games. Cota is also a huge fan of music and enjoys going to concerts.

Christian - Hygienist

Christian is a graduate of West Coast University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene.  Christian loves to give back to the community by volunteering his talents to California CareForce, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing free health care, dental care, and vision care to those without access to these basic services. 

Christian is very proud to be a clinician, advocate, and an educator for his patients’ quest towards that perfect smile. Just as important as it is to achieve the perfect smile, Christian’s goal is for patients to also understand what it takes to have a healthy mouth and keep it that way.

In his time off, Christian is a full-time husband and father and loves to spend time with his family. Christian’s interests include restoring cars, cycling, watching favorite movies and shows with his wife, and learning new recipes to cook. 

Chantelle, Dental Hygienist

Hi my name is Chantelle and I’m will be joining Christian as a dental hygienist at Young Dental! I worked as a dental assistant in different orthodontic offices for about 10 years before going back to school for dental hygiene! I have a very strong passion for my patients and love getting to know each one of them personally. I strive to make sure each one of my patients are comfortable, well educated, and leave the chair with a healthy clean smile!In my free time, I enjoy spending time with family, friends, being outdoors and taking my dog out for walks. My favorite thing to do is take tropical vacations with my husband! 🏝️

Sara - Treatment Coordinator/Financial Coordinator
Treatment Coordinator/Financial Coordinator

Sara has been in the dental field as an office administrator for 7+ years. She enjoys helping patients get the proper care they need and deserve in any way she can. On her time off she loves to spend time with her husband, family, and friends; she also looks forward to being a mom one day. Coffee with Mexican bread is the best way she likes to start her day. Some of Sara’s hobbies are going to the gym, bowling, watching movies/tv shows, and cooking, and loves to travel and try new things.

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