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Meet Dr. Sun


Joshua Sun, DMD, MS, MSD, PhD Board Certified Periodontist

Dr. Joshua Sun completed dental school at Zhejiang University in China where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). He then went on to receive his PhD and complete his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Shanghai Second Medical University in China. After relocating to the United States, he completed his training in periodontics and dental implant surgery at Loma Linda University in California.

Dr. Sun taught for six years in graduate periodontics as an associate professor at Loma Linda University, where he taught other dentists how to place dental implants, how to diagnose and treat periodontal diseases. He has been practicing periodontics and implant surgery for more than 10 years. Over the years, Dr. Sun has published more than 30 articles in peer reviewed journals as well as in two book chapters.

Dr. Sun is a Board Certified Periodontist and is a member of multiple professional organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the New Mexico Dental Association, Albuquerque District Dental Society and the Academy of Osseointegration. He has also received multiple awards including the 2009 Excellent Proficiency in Residency Training Award, the 2009 Edward Ko Basic Science Research Award and the 2013 Educator Award from the American Academy of Periodontology.

Dr. Sun recently moved to New Mexico from California to further his career and he is excited to practice with Dr. Flectcher again. “It is my promise to treat all of my patients as family members. I strive to communicate clearly so that my patients can easily understand their treatment and dental health. I want my patients to understand the pros and cons of their treatment so they can make the best decision for their health.” When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Sun enjoys spending time running, doing outdoor activities, reading and traveling with family. What makes Dr. Sun smile? Dr. Sun is proud of his family which includes his wife and his three beautiful children, two sons and a daughter.

We cannot wait for you and your family to meet Dr. Joshua Sun!

Office Location

  • ALBUQUERQUE
  • 8521 Golf Course NW
  • ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico
  • 87114
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  • Call: (505) 89-Smile