Dr Kathleen Young was born and raised in a small town near Shanghai, China. She is fluent in both Mandarin Chinese and in English. In 1997, she came to the United States in search of academic achievement. In 2000, Dr Young graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder with a bachelor degree in Biochemistry. She was honored with the CU Alumni Scholarship and has been a proud member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. With a strong interest in dentistry, Dr Young pursued her dental education at the University of Colorado School of Dentistry. She obtained her D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree in 2005. A year later, Dr Young completed her General Practice Residency training at Denver Medical Health Center, which was also known as the Denver General Hospital. Owing to her passion in dentistry, Dr Young has stayed on the cutting edge of dental technology by means of continuing education and her active participating in dental study clubs. More importantly, Dr Young always puts her patient care and comfort first.