Dr. Cecilia Hwang


Dr. Hwang received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) in 2003, after first earning a BS in Chemistry. During dental school, Dr. Hwang participated in rotations at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC and the pediatric dental clinic at Gaston Health Services in Gastonia. Following dental school, Dr. Hwang completed her training in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Iowa.

Dr. Hwang is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, NC Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and NC Dental Society.

Dr. Hwang’s chose her career in pediatric dentistry due to her own fear of dentists as a child. She strives to make a difference in each of her patient’s dental and overall health by providing individualized and compassionate care. Outside the office, Dr. Hwang enjoys reading, cooking and volunteering at her sons’ schools. She and her husband also love to spend family time together with their two young sons, Evan and Owen.

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