Ya-Hsin Yu, DDS, MSOB, DMD

Board-Certified Endodontist

Dr. Ya-Hsin YuDr. Yu is a board-certified endodontist. She was born and raised in Taiwan and earned her first dental degree there. After practicing for a few years as a general dentist in Taiwan, Dr. Yu decided to pursue endodontic specialty training. She enrolled in an endodontic program at Taipei Veteran General Hospital. Dr. Yu then obtained her postgraduate endodontic certificate, master’s degree, and DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. 

After graduating, Dr. Yu served as Penn Endo’s Clinic Director. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Yu is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and a reviewer for the Journal of Endodontics. She has lectured at national and international conferences. Dr. Yu is an expert in endodontic treatment, including non-surgical and surgical root canal treatment. She is also an instructor for the endodontic microsurgery course. 


  • Endodontic treatments on permanent teeth in pediatric patients aged 6–12 years old
  • Surgical management of lateral lesions with intentional replantation in single-rooted mandibular first premolars with radicular groove: 2 case reports
  • Comparing the incidence of postoperative pain after root canal filling with warm vertical obturation with resin-based sealer and sealer-based obturation with calcium silicate-based sealer: a prospective clinical trial
  • Spectrophotometric analysis of coronal tooth discoloration induced by tricalcium silicate cements in the presence of blood
  • The application of “bone window” technique in endodontic microsurgery
  • Intraarticular etanercept attenuates pain and hypoxia from TMJ loading in the rat
  • Grading facial expression is a sensitive means to detect grimace differences in orofacial pain in a rat model
  • The interface of mechanics and nociception in joint pathophysiology: insights from the facet and temporomandibular joints