our team is composed of qualified individuals that care and prioritize your comfort and health
Dr. Matthew Lau
2015 : General and restorative family dentistry in South Shore Dental, Alameda.
2014 : Fellowship with International Congress of Oral implantology.
2013 - 2014 : General dentistry in San Francisco and San Mateo with emphasis on quality and comfort.
Cosmetic Dentistry and Invisalign Orthodontics.
2012 - 2013 : Misch Institute: Implant Surgery.
Misch Institute : Implant Prosthetics
2011 - 2012 : General dentistry practice in Sacramento.
2009 - 2011 : Various Dental Clinics in East Bay Area,
All aspects of general dentistry including preventive care, diagnosis, restorative, oral surgery and pediatric dentistry.
2005 - 2009 : University of California San Francisco – School of Dentistry, DDS
UCSF – University Scholarship
2009 : UCSF - Excellence in Study of Orofacial Pain and Pain Management
2005 : University of California, Davis – Undergraduate
UCD – National Dean’s List
BS in Biology, Regent's Scholar
Meet The Team
Dr. Matthew Lau
Dr. Matthew Lau was born and raised in Alameda, CA. He completed his undergraduate studies at UC Davis. He graduated from the University of California School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Dr Lau has extensive experience working at a family dental practice in San Francisco and San Mateo County, he is experienced in Cosmetic Dentistry and Invisalign Orthodontics.
Dr. Lau is a Fellow of International Oral Implant Society. Dr. Lau is passionate about his work and is always committed to the highest standard of care. His gentle manner and ability to relate to patients make him a favorite dentist among the patients he has worked with.
During his spare time, Dr. Lau likes to build guitars, ride his folding bike, and meet with friends. Despite his busy schedule, Dr. Lau has always valued volunteering his time for community services locally and abroad. He appreciates new cultures and peoples. Dr. Lau is also committed to dental health in the community, participating in free dental clinics plus health fairs, and he was also a board member at the Alameda County Dental Society, and the Alameda City Dental Group.
Dr. Matthew Yuen
Dr. Matthew Yuen grew up in Alameda, CA. He has an older sister and two younger brothers, but is enjoying most his familial role as an uncle to his 3 year old niece and 1.5 year old nephew. He played almost every sport growing up and wanted to become a professional baseball player, as most people do in grade school. He went to UC Davis and majored in Exercise Biology and minored in Technology Management through the UC Davis Graduate School of Management. He gained a lot of experience assisting and working in the front office of dental offices for a couple years before attending the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Upon earning his D.D.S. degree, Dr. Yuen also completed a General Practice Residency at the McClellan VA serving veterans. Dr. Yuen has a passion for education and has tutored microbiology, physiology, pre-clinical dental technique, and most of all helped teach the anatomy course at UC Davis and in dental school at the graduate level. He has been on several overseas dental missions trips and has volunteered countless times in community service events. He is an avid reader, plays any sport when he has the chance (mainly tennis), and enjoys exploring the outdoors.
Favorite things to watch: Jurassic Park, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, It’s a Wonderful Life, Back to the Future, Any Disney/Pixar, The Office
Favorite authors/books: Timothy Keller, Malcolm Gladwell, Atul Gawande, Ender’s Game, Harry Potter series, Wayside School series, any children’s book
Favorite places to be: Disneyland, Zion National Park, in Seattle with cousins, on a couch at home with a book
Favorite things to eat: In-n-Out, Costco food court, Zachary’s pizza, any type of curry, Reese’s candies