Dr. Walia has been a practicing Implantologist and a Periodontist for over a decade. His journey began in 2001 when he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University. Upon graduation, Dr. Walia completed a year of training in oral medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey and was then the Chief Resident in Advanced Hospital Dentistry at Lutheran Medical Centre, in Brooklyn, New York. He obtained a certificate in the field of implant dentistry and periodontology in 2006 from the prestigious University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey. His specialty work includes implant dentistry, diagnosis and treatment planning gum disease, periodontal plastic surgery involving root coverage, surgical extractions with bone grafting, guided bone regeneration and augmentation, ridge splitting and expansion, and internal and external maxillary sinus lifts. Dr. Walia regularly attends conferences and continuing education courses across the globe. He was a visiting clinical attending doctor at various prestigious hospitals in New York City area in the early part of his career. Dr. Walia has a genuine desire to provide comprehensive non-surgical and surgical periodontal care to patients of all ages. He is committed to providing the highest standards and state of the art treatment available. Dr. Walia encourages all patients to have an informative session and review their current oral health as well as various treatment techniques to enhance their oral health. In his free time, he loves to travel the world, play golf and tennis and enjoys music. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology and is licensed in the states of New York, New Jersey, California, Nevada and Arizona.
DMD & Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Larry Hon was born and raised in San Gabriel, California where he received his eagle scout badge, taught swimming, and tutored children in science. He graduated from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and received his Bachelor’s degree in Physiological Sciences.
Dr. Hon continued his education at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) where he earned his Master’s degree in Biology with a focus on advancing the understanding of the pathogenic mechanisms and virulence factors of bacterial infections. During his studies, Dr. Hon developed an interest in oral infections and moved from research to dentistry at UNLV School of Dental Medicine where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.
Following his passion for educating children, he decided to specialize in Pediatric Dentistry and completed his two-year residency at UNLV. Dr. Hon was awarded his Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry with a research publication in the journal NATURE and is also board qualified for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.