Born and raised in Beijing, China, Dr Wang earned her first dental degree from Beijing University in 1988 and worked as a dentist for five years. She came to the US in 1993, but did not speak the language. She learned English and enrolled in dental school in New York. She graduated from New York University’s Dental School and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2001. After working as an associate dentist for 3 years, Dr. Wang made the decision to take control of her future and opened her own practice, Beacon Dental in Beacon, NY.