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Meet Dr. Tang | Monroe, WA

Stan Tang D.D.S.

Compassionate, meticulous and highly skilled are only a few words that describe Dr. Stanley Tang. Dedicated to oral health education, Dr. Tang spends extra time and energy to ensure that his patients understand their choices for dental treatment. He wants them to have the knowledge and tools to make choices that are best suited for them. By empowering his patients with this decision-making about their treatment, patients appreciate and have come to trust him.

Dr. Stanley Tang graduated with distinction from the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry. He elected to pursue advanced dental education at Hennepin County Medical Center with an emphasis on treating medically compromised patients.

One of his peers has described him as having "the combination of being very knowledgeable, highly skilled technically and also very careful and conscientious." While in dental school he received several honors: Allan Bluhm Award for Leadership and Scholarship, Irwin Epstein Award for Excellence in Endodontics, and Outstanding Table Clinic at the Minnesota Dental Convention. His commitment to dentistry was exemplified when he returned to the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry as an assistant professor. He is currently a part time faculty member teaching at Pierce College Dental Hygiene Program in Lakewood, WA.

Dr. Tang’s passion for learning and growth is still evident today. He has attended nationally recognized dental education centers - The Dawson Center for the Advancement of Dentistry and Dr. Mark Piper’s TMJ Management course. His studies include neuromuscular therapy and cosmetic smile design at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies (LVI Global). More recently, Dr. Tang has attended various courses on oral facial pain and the management of TMJ/TMD.

His current dental interests and exceptional skills lie in cosmetic and esthetic dentistry, dental photography, TMJ disorders, occlusion management and neuromuscular dentistry.

Dr. Tang values the importance of service and leadership. He has volunteered at the Pine Medical Community Health Fair and the King County Library System. Furthermore he has provided free dental services in the Give Kids a Smile Program (GKAS), Medical Teams International Mobile Dental Clinic and the Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps. 

Professional Affiliations include: Washington Dental Association, American Dental Association, and a Sustaining Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).