Dr. Siu’s career in the dental field spans over a decade so far, and he really enjoys working with families and individuals of all ages throughout each day. Oral health is a very personal matter, and being trusted with it by patients from all walks of life is extremely rewarding. He looks forward to welcoming you in for an appointment soon at The Dental People! Keep reading below to learn more about his background:
Trusted Katy, TX Dentist
Get to Know Dental Director Dr. John Siu
Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?
Early in life, Dr. Siu was enrolled in arts and crafts classes; he also tinkered with building small electronics in high school, followed by full PC’s in college. A friend of a friend eventually introduced him to a nearby dentist in the area for an assisting position on the weekends, and he discovered quickly that the field was a great fit for his strengths and passions. It challenged him daily to be creative in solving each patient’s specific problems while also allowing him to express his artistic side and be appreciated for it!
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
Dr. John Siu completed his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Immunology at the University of British Columbia in Canada before attending dental school.
Dr. Siu went on to earn his Dental Medicine Degree from the prestigious Boston University School of Dental Medicine, a top Dentist of his class recognized with Summa Cum Laude honors.
He has also completed numerous advanced courses in order to expand his clinical skills even further, including an Implant Preceptorship from UT San Antonio Dental school, Level 2 Sedation Certification, Nitrous Oxide Certification, and becoming a Certified Provider for both Invisalign and Lumineers. He has also attended continuing education in a wide variety of advanced specialties, including periodontics, oral surgery, wisdom tooth extraction, endodontics, orthodontics, pediatrics, and cosmetic dentistry.
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
Dr. Siu is happily married with a dog and a cat at home. When he isn’t busy at the dental office, he spends his free time cooking cuisines from different cultures, hiking in Austin, running and biking along local trails throughout Katy and the Houston community, rod/reel fishing along the coast, participating in local study clubs, and mentoring present/prospective dental students.