Upon graduating from Boston College, magna cum laude in 2008, Dr. Jess entered Stony Book University School of Dental Medicine. While in dental school, Dr. Jess was the recipient of the New York State Dental Foundation Dean’s Award, American College of Prosthodontics Achievement Award, and Academy General Dentistry Award.
After dental school, she continued her specialty training and earned her Prosthodontics certificate at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. She had the privilege of being the Chief Resident in her final year of residency. Dr. Yu also loves to give back to the community and those in need. She traveled to Pine Ridge with school faculty for a two-week outreach experience through the Indian Health Service to provide prosthodontic care for a unique remote Native America community She also went to the island of Jamaica to provide much needed dental services in the form of extractions and cleanings for a small community of people in Buff Bay.