College: UCSD Human Biology and Economics
Dental School: USC School of Dentistry
Residency: New York Methodist Hospital General Practice Residency
Dr. Benjamin Lu is managing dentist of Sunny Smile Dental and an active member of the California Dental Association. His practice philosophy focuses on esthetic restoration of caries and dental management of prolonged absence of teeth. Dr. Lu graduated from UCSD with two degrees, one in economics and one in human biology. Since starting dental school in 2007, Dr. Lu has taken in active interest Dentistry’s role as a component of public health, participating in exchange programs with Showa University Dental School in Tokyo and actively volunteering hours for USC Mobile clinic and Union Rescue Mission Dental Clinic. In continuity with that interest, Dr. Lu continues to provide service for low-income patients with low-income insurances and tailoring dental treatments to their needs and limitations. Sunny Smile Dental glady accepts Denti-Cal patients and most insurances.
Outside of Dentistry, Dr. Lu likes to travel and bury himself in a nice book time and again. He has visited many continents as both a student and traveler and is a dedicated Lonely Planet Travel Guide Reader.