Joseph Abe, DDS
Whether you need a simple procedure, such as tooth-colored restorations (fillings) or more complex ones, such as dental crowns, bridges, dental implants or more, Dr. Joseph Abe is very experienced and can help you achieve your dental goals. His mission for the practice is for you and your family to keep your teeth for your whole life without ever needing major dental work again. We strive to enhance the quality of life for everyone associated with our practice.Dr. Joseph E. Abe is a “Sansei” Japanese‑American who was born in Colorado, lived in Utah, and was raised with his family in the Pasadena area, graduating from John Muir High School. He went on to attend Pasadena City College and then enrolled in the University of Southern California, where he received his undergraduate and dental degrees. His father, Dr. Joe Y. Abe, also a dentist, founded the practice in 1938. He is constantly continuing his education with over 70 hours of training each year in the field.
Dr. Abe is an active member of the community, being a past president of the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society and past president, and charter member, of the Pasadena City College Foundation. He has served as a dental consultant to the Los Angeles County School Head Start Grantee Program and served as a staff dentist for the South Bay Children’s Center.
A ski patroller for 25 years, Dr. Abe was patrol leader at Bear Mountain and Snow Forest ski areas in Big Bear, California.
He and his wife, Joni, have three sons—two of which are married—and 5 grandchildren who they absolutely adore! They are avid skiers and also love to mountaineer and travel together.
Dr. and Mrs. Abe attend Evangelical Free Church, and Mrs. Abe has been a discussion leader for 16 years with Bible Study Fellowship International.
To Dr. Cuong, patients come first. Taking the time to let his patients be heard and finding out what they want so that he can help them achieve their best health is his priority. Patients appreciate his gentle touch and calm demeanor.
Dr. Cuong earned his B.S. degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from UC San Diego and a dual degree in Doctorate of Dental Medicine and Master of Public Health at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health. He was the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Operative Dentistry and Hanau Best of the Best Prosthodontic Award.
He went on to care for medically, physically, and mentally compromised individuals at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Philadelphia. Dr. Cuong takes great pride in keeping his patient’s teeth in proper health, comfort, function and esthetics. Dr. Cuong strives to provide a positive, personalized and most importantly a meaningful dental experience for each of his patients.
Dedicated to providing the state of the art care, he stays current on the latest advancements in dentistry through continuing education and maintains memberships in the Academy of General Dentistry, West Los Angeles Dental Society, California Dental Association and American Dental Association.
When he’s not in the office, you may find Dr. Cuong enjoying the next Netflix special with his wife, catching a UFC event amongst friends, or cuddling with a French bulldog.
Dr. Yuille has a passion for volunteering to serve under-privileged communities that she developed rotating through hospitals in Harlem and the Bronx while getting her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Columbia University, graduating in 2004. Her goal as a dentist is to promote the best practices to serve her community.
Before then she was a biochemistry major at UCLA. Now she takes between 30 and 40 continuing education credits every year to keep herself up to date in the dental field so she can provide her patients with care.
She completed a 1-year Aesthetic Dentistry Fellowship at Tufts University and is a member off the ADA®, San Gabriel Valley Dental Society, San Gabriel Study Club, California Dental Association, Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and Kidspace Children’s Museum Circle of Friends.
Dr. Yuille practiced dentistry for eight years and then took seven years away to raise her son. In 2019, she returned to practicing dentistry.
She loves yoga and good food, and she is proud of her husband who is a visual and digital effects supervisor and has worked on popular TV shows including, The Walking Dead, American Horror Stories and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He was also nominated for the Emmy’s in 2015.
Meet Our Team
Our excellent dental team in Pasadena, California, is dedicated to helping our patients create the beautiful smiles and healthy teeth they’ve always wanted. Learn more about the people that keep our practice by reading below. If you have any questions for us, please call us at 626-795-3301 today.