Meet the Staff


Dr. Joseph C. Shyong, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Joseph Shyong received his Masters Degree from Washington University and then moved to the N.Y. area to earn his dental degree from Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine. After completing his residency training at Albert Einstein School of Medicine at Bronx Municipal Hospital, Dr. Shyong opened his practice in Closter. He has been serving the North N.J. area for over 20 years and is an active member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Shyong and his specialists offer a full range of services to accommodate all his patients.

Dr. Andrew Shyong, D.D.S.

Dr. Andy Shyong, son of Dr. Joseph C. Shyong, graduated from Princeton University, and was a member of the Varsity Swimming and Diving team. He earned an A.B. in molecular biology and did his senior thesis on molecular markers important in learning and memory in the developing mouse hippocampus. Dr. Andy’s extensive course track while at Princeton allowed him admittance to Columbia University School of Dental Medicine after only his third year of college. Dr. Andy graduated from Columbia in 2004 and did his general practice residency at the Hackensack University Medical Center.

Dr. Michael Shyong

Dr. Michael Shyong, like his brother, graduated from Princeton University, and was also a member of the Varsity Swimming and Diving team. He continued his education at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of N.J. and was one of a select few to be chosen to attend a clinical externship his senior year at the John H. Cronin Dental Center. Dr. Mike is now determined to save the world one tooth at a time.

Dr. Steve Wong, D.D.S.

Dr. Wong received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his dental degree from Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine. He went on to complete his specialty training in endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Wong joined our team in 2007. He trained with and uses the most current techniques including rotary instrumentation and performs root canals using high powered microscopy for the most effective and optimal results.

Dr. Kei Lam, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Dr. Kei Lam graduated from Kalamazoo College in Michigan where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. She received both her Doctorate in Dental Medicine and Master in Public Health from Harvard University in 1991. Upon graduation, she was given several awards including: Excellence in Undergraduate Periodontics from the Northeastern Society of Periodontists, Merit for Achievement from the American Academy of Oral Medicine, and the Law and Ethics in Dentistry Award from the National Society of Dental Practitioners. Dr. Lam received her Certificate in Periodontics from Columbia University where she received the Melvin L. Morris Periodontics Research Fund Award for Excellence. Dr. Lam served as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Periodontics at Columbia University from 1993 to 1999. She was also a clinical instructor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, N.Y. from 1993 to 2000. Dr. Lam is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Nathan A. Wuebbels, D.M.D., M.D.

Dr. Wuebbels is a dual degree oral and maxillofacial surgeon who received his dental degree from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine and his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ.) He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and is trained in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery. His comprehensive, 6-year residency training emphasized advanced techniques in orthognathic surgery, management of facial trauma, adult/pediatric general anesthesia, dental implants, bone grafting, oral pathology, distraction osteogenesis, TMJ disorders, facial pain, surgical exposure, and the surgical removal of impacted teeth.

Dr. Grace Sun Ae Hur, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Hur earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University, graduating first in her class and receiving divisional excellence awards.  She also was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society.  She then completed her postdoctoral orthodontic special training at Columbia University where she earned a Masters in Science.

Dr. Hur attained the distinction of being a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Only one out of three orthodontists are board certified, and being board certified signifies commitment to the highest level of care.  She continues to strive for excellence by staying on the cutting edge of the latest advancements in orthodontics, such as Invisalign, ceramic and self-ligating braces, temporary anchorage devices (TADs), and jaw surgery.

Dr. Hur truly believes in patient-oriented care in children, adolescents, and adults.  She realizes every patient is an individual, and tailors her therapy so that orthodontic treatment is not only a smile-changing but a life-changing experience.