Meet Dr. Allen Liu
- Diplomate American Board of Periodontology
- Diplomate International Congress of Oral Implantology
- LANAP Certified Clinician
Dr. Shang Lun (Allen) Liu was born in Taiwan into a dental family. His father is an orthodontist who recognized the need for a better environment, and sent his three children to the United States at an early age. He dreamed of an opportunity for them to learn English and receive the best education. Dr. Liu grew up in Cupertino, California. During high school, he played badminton competitively and competed in many tournaments with several medals won.
Dr. Liu graduated with his DMD from Temple University and the prestigious Kornberg School of Dentistry, Philadelphia, PA. Immediately following graduation, he went on to pursue specialty training in Periodontics and Oral Implant Dentistry at Temple as well. While training under the tutelage of world renowned Professor Carl Misch, Director of Oral Implantology and Professor Jon Suzuki, Program Director, he honed and developed several treatment guidelines and modalities. Dr. Liu received his specialty certificate in Periodontology and Dental Implantology and also completed a Masters degree in Oral Biology. His thesis focused on the anatomical variations in patient’s sinus cavities and how understanding these variations would lead to better clinical treatment and outcomes.
In addition to his excellent credentials and training Dr. Liu is also Fluent in two dialects of Chinese, Japanese and English.
After completing his studies, Dr. Liu followed his family and close friends to Seattle where he fell in love with the beautiful city, the rich culture, and the vibrant sports community. In his free time he enjoys badminton, biking, playing guitar, computer building and reading.