Pediatric Dentist – Fitchburg, MA
Get to Know Dr. Derek Leung
At Simply Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, we’re proud to have Dr. Leung on our team! He loves working with children, making a positive difference in their lives, and serving as a good role model when it comes to oral hygiene habits. To learn more about his background, keep reading below:
Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?
Ever since a young age, Dr. Leung has had a strong desire to help people and work with them so they can achieve positive improvements for their smiles and their lives. The field of dentistry gave him the valuable opportunity to make a difference, and seven years later, he’s still going strong!
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
Dr. Leung has proven a commitment to providing the best care for his patients by receiving board-certified accreditation as a pediatric dentist from the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. To achieve this certification, the dentist must demonstrate his knowledge and expertise through annual renewals, as well as a commitment to continuing education.
He has a background in hospital dentistry and is licensed for minimum and moderate sedation. He currently serves an adjunct faculty in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Tufts and is a member of the following organizations:
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- Massachusetts Pediatric Dental Association
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
In his free time, Dr. Leung enjoys reading, running, and eating great food. He’s also very talented at doing Rubik’s cubes and can complete them in less than a minute!