Dr. Sarah Vu


Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
General Practice Residency
Montefiore Hospital

Most people either loved going to the dentist as a kid—or absolutely hated it. Where did you fall? How come?

I enjoyed it as a child because I liked my dentist!

What (or who) inspired you to get into dentistry? How so?

My friend's father was a dentist — he taught me many things.

What’s the most rewarding part of your job?

Seeing my patients happy.

How do you recharge after a long week? What’s your go-to activity for hitting the restart button?

Hanging out with my two dogs.

What dental stereotype are you most passionate about changing?

That we are scary and want money!

What is the absolute coolest thing about the human mouth?

How it enables us to enjoy food.

In another life, if you weren’t working in dentistry, what would you be doing?

Dog rescuer

When I’m in the patient chair, I’m probably grooving to {blank} in my headphones.


What’s something that really, really, really makes you smile? Like, really?

My dogs

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