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Rockville Pediatric Dentist

Yuka Tanabe Yamagishi, DDS, MS

Dr. Yamagishi grew up in Japan and moved to the US in 1988. She received her doctorate degree at the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 2001. She went on and attended the residency program in pediatric dentistry at the University of Maryland. She also passed the natonal licensing exam in Japan while she was in the pediatric residency program and received Japanese dental license in 2003. She worked on the comparison of caries testing method as her post doctoral research and received Master Degree in Oral Biology in 2003.

Dr. Yamagishi is married to Dr. Takakazu Yamagishi, political scientist and professor at Nanzan University in Japan. They are the proud parents of Chikara and Kazushi who attend the local public school.

Licenses and Professional Affiliations:

  • Licensed by Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners
  • Licensed by Ministry of Department of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, Maryland State Dental Association
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Member, Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Member, Southern Maryland Dental Society

Additional certifications:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Dr. Jenny Rhee

Dr. Jenny Rhee was born in Virginia and raised in the DMV area. Dr. Rhee is a board-certified pediatric dentist and received her doctoral degree at Howard University College of Dentistry in 2015. Upon graduating, she was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a prestigious national dental honor society. She was also recognized for her excellence in Pediatric Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, as well as for her leadership in Community Outreach. Dr. Rhee continued her education at Howard University College of Dentistry where she completed her pediatric dental residency program.

Dr. Rhee is married and a mother of two young children. Dr. Rhee is committed to providing the highest quality care in a comfortable, gentle, and positive environment with emphasis on prevention and education. She is fluent in English and Korean.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, Maryland State Dental Association

Mrs. Fang-Chu

Mrs. Fang-Chu, Dental Hygiene

Mrs. Fang-Chu joined Pediatric Dentistry at North Bethesda as registered dental hygienist in November of 2016. With several years of experience working in the field of pediatric dentistry, she is known for having calming voice and gentle hands around our younger patients. Originally from China, Mrs. Fang-Chu moved with her parents at the age of 16 to the Big Apple, and later received her Degree in Dental Hygiene from City University of New York in 2012. She then joined her husband in the great state of Maryland, and started working as a pediatric dental hygienist since 2013. Mrs. Fang-Chu is fluent in both Chinese and English.

When she’s not in the office, you may catch her with her husband and baby daughter strolling down at a farmers market, hiking at the amazing C&O canal or just enjoying dim sum with her family and friends.

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