Meet the Doctors at Carson Kids Dental

General Dentists for Children in Carson City


Dr. John Vu

Dr. John Vu chose to practice dentistry because he believes that oral health is a vital component of overall health. He wants to help improve people’s overall quality of life. His mission is to provide dental services in an environment that is safe, reassuringly pleasant, and comfortable. He treats every patient as well as he would like to be treated. Dr. John Vu has been practicing for 14 yrs. He received his Bachelor of Science from California State University Northridge and then decided to pursue the field of Dentistry and received DDS degree from New York University. He is a member of the ADA and continuously seeks out training that allow him to remain aware and knowledgeable.

In 2007 he relocated to Reno with his wife. They have one son and enjoy gardening, bicycling, and cooking. He is very good with drawing & woodworking as well.

He is very excited to join Carson Kid Dental and looks forward to serving your dental needs.

Dr. Christopher Hock

Dr. Hock was born in Westchester County, New York. He enjoyed playing baseball and other sports growing up and decided he wanted to become a dentist and more specifically, an oral surgeon, after shadowing local dentists and oral surgeons in high school.

Dr. Hock graduated Magna Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2010. Dr. Hock was actively involved in the Buffalo Outreach and Community Assistance (BOCA) Program. It was here that he was able to practice his passion of treating patients in the local community as well as in underserved areas in Mexico. After graduation, he went on to specialize in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center – a level one trauma center in the Bronx, NY. He completed his residency as Chief Resident in 2014.

Dr. Hock is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) as well as a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA), as well as the Northern Nevada Dental Society (NNDS).

Dr. Hock has been a resident of Nevada since 2014. He came to Reno, Nevada because of the beautiful weather and scenery. He enjoys participating in all of the fun outdoor activities and adventures that Northern Nevada has to offer.

Dr. Hock has an avid interest in film, is an automotive enthusiast, and enjoys going to the gym and playing golf.

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