Dr. Robert Yu, DDS, MS, is a proud Maryland native from Bel Air in Harford County. His mission is to create beautiful smiles using the gentlest and most advanced orthodontic techniques. He believes that a person's smile is the foundation of their self-esteem and strives to achieve results that his patients can enjoy for the rest of their lives.
Dr. Yu received his BA in Visual Arts at UMBC with honors. There, he developed his love of art and honed his eye for esthetics. Shortly after, Dr. Yu attended University of Maryland School of Dentistry, where he was very active in student government as president of the Student Dental Association, as well as heavily involved in community health organizations. There he earned his DDS Magna Cum Laude, was awarded the Pierre Fauchard Leadership Award and Hinman Research Award, and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society, Gorgas Honor Society, and Gamma Pi Delta honor society. He continued his education in Orthodontics at University of Louisville School of Dentistry, a program renowned for excellent clinical education. There he earned his Certificate in Orthodontics and MS in Oral Biology.
He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, and Southern Association of Orthodontists.
Outside of the clinic, Dr. Yu enjoys traveling and wants to visit all the National Parks in the US. He also likes to swim and cycle, and has a soft spot for terrapins and retrievers!