Dr. Chu, received his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He obtained his Master’s of Science degree in Restorative Dentistry and completed the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics at the University of Washington, in Seattle. Dr. Chu subsequently became a board-certified dental technician in ceramics and obtained a Master’s degree in Dental Technology from the New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD). He is the former Director of the Continuing Education Program in Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry at NYUCD. He is also presently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics and is the Director of Aesthetic Education at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Chu has authored two textbooks on color and aesthetic/cosmetic restorative dentistry and has contributed chapters to several others. He has published numerous articles in the dental literature and is the section editor for one dental journal and on the editorial board of four others.He is a much sought-after teacher and a worldwide lecturer in aesthetic/cosmetic restorative dentistry and implant dentistry.