James T. Yang, B.D.S., D.D.S., D.M.Sc.
Since 1998, Dr. James Yang has established SmilingYangs Orthodontics as a leader in orthodontic care in the South Florida community. As an advocate for better oral health and high quality dental care, he is committed to promoting a healthy lifestyle for his patients and their families. Along with his dedicated staff, Dr. Yang strives to provide the utmost orthodontic experience with premier quality, comfort, and service.
To discover new practices and technologies and work at the forefront of the ever-changing orthodontic industry, Dr. Yang performs 40-50 hours of continuing education biannually. Through his studies and experience, Dr. Yang firmly believes that leading better lives begins with great oral health. In addition to being a healthcare professional, he has been an active member and volunteer in the local community at various professional and cultural organizations.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Florida Dental Association, the Atlantic Coast Dental Association, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, and the Florida Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Yang has been licensed to perform dentistry in two countries and across three states by the National Board of Dental Examination (Taiwan, R.O.C.), the National Board of Dental Examination (United States), the American Dental Association, the California Board of Dental Examiners, the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry, and the Florida State Board of Dentistry.
Dr. Yang received his bachelor degree in dental surgery from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (R.O.C.), his doctorate in dental surgery from the University of Southern California, and his doctorate of medical sciences in oral biology from Harvard University. He completed his postdoctoral training in orthodontics at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Yang lives with his wife, Christina, in Plantation. They have two adult sons, Christopher and Matthew.