Faculty & Staff bios

Simon Hong, DMD, MSD

Assistant Professor

College of Dental Medicine

E-Mail: skhong@westernu.edu



  • Academy of General Dentistry: Fellow
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry: member
  • American Prosthodontic Society: member
  • International Team for Implantology: member
  • ADA/CDA/OCDS: member
  • Association for Interdisciplinary Dental Excellence: founder and director
  • FAGD


Dr. Hong is a native of Southern California. He obtained his Bachelor of Sciences in Biological Sciences at the University of California in Irvine, and his Master of Public Health in Health Administration from Loma Linda University School of Public Health. In 2004, he obtained his dental degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, being awarded the Senior Award for Clinical Excellence in Periodontology. He has then focused his practice and continuing education in esthetic and restorative dentistry. He is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and founder of the Association for Interdisciplinary Dental Excellence, a multi-specialty study group. Dr. Hong also maintains a private practice in Yorba Linda, CA.