William Chen, DDS
Dr. Chen earned both his dental degree and hospital residency certificate at the University of California, Los Angeles. He then practiced family dentistry in Torrance, California for a few years before eventually following his passion and entering into graduate endodontic residency at the University of Southern California.
In 2006, Dr. Chen joined Dr. Lythgoe to form what is now known as Sunny Hills Endodontics. Since that time, they have upgraded the practice by relocating to a new facility, and implementing superior, modern technologies, such as surgical microscope, digital radiography, 3D-IMAGING Cone Beam Computer Tomography (CBCT) and HIPPA-compliant electronic dental records that protects patient privacy.
Dr. Chen has presented several scientific articles, and currently holds faculty positions at both the UCLA Hospital Dentistry Section and the Graduate Endodontic Department at USC. He is also an active member of the Orange County Dental Society, California Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontics and Southern California Academy of Endodontics
John Lythgoe, DDS
Dr. Lythgoe opened his endodontic practice in 1972, and has maintained a sterling reputation in providing patients with the best endodontic treatment available. He graduated from the College of Idaho with a dual degree in Zoology and Chemistry prior to attending and earning his dental degree from the University of Washington, School of Dentistry, in Seattle.
After completing a Rotating Dental Internship in Norfolk, Virginia, he served as a dental officer in the U.S. Public Health Service for four years. He then successfully completed the two-year endodontic residency program at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Long Beach, California.
Dr. Lythgoe’s previous academic teaching experience includes: positions as a part-time clinical instructor in Oral Diagnosis at the University of Detroit, part-time clinical instructor in endodontics at both USC and UCLA, a consultant in endodontics at the VA Long Beach Hospital. Currently he is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Orange County Dental Society, American Association of Endodontics and Southern California Academy of Endodontics.