Derek was born in Ottawa, Ontario and moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba when he was a toddler, making him a certified prairie boy. He brings that small town sincerity, patience and kindness to all aspects of his practice. Dr. Chung is the visionary behind the elevated Paste experience.
Dr. Derek Chung obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Manitoba. He also completed a degree in dental research, focused on dental whitening. Upon graduation, Dr. Chung then continued his training at the University of Western Ontario, where he completed his General Practice Residency. This has provided Dr. Chung with the foundation towards understanding the formal technical skills required to best serve his patients and their oral health needs.
After years of working in a group practice in Toronto, Dr. Chung envisioned something different. He envisioned an elevated, sustainable dental experience where every aspect of a patient’s experience was thoughtfully curated. By creating a dental office where every aspect of the visit is intentional and thoughtful, he helps his patients reach their oral health goals with less stress, pressure and anxiety.
Dr. Chung’s greatest skill is his sincere interest and passion in creating the best experience for his patients. His friendly and understanding nature allows him to provide a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere so his patients get the best dental experience possible.
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