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Jim Lu

Supervisory Associate Dentist, Greensboro Center for Dental Excellence

  • Greensboro, NC
  • (706)-254-4191


An ambitious, caring, and passionate new dentist with excellent clinical, problem-solving and communication skills seeking a position with a dynamic and patient-focused dental practice.  With a desire to be a well-rounded and proficient dentist, I have clinical experiences and have taken continuing education courses in prosthodontics, periodontics, pedodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, anesthesiology, implantology, laser dentistry, sleep apnea, occlusion, and complex treatment planning.  Ideal candidate for position requiring initiative, compassion, drive, and continuing growth.


Doctor of Dental Surgery

University of Maryland-Baltimore School of Dentistry
Aug 2011May 2015
  • Oral Surgery Clerkship (June 2014-May 2015): As one of 15 oral surgery clerks during 4th year of dental school, I attended regular oral surgery seminars on topics such as third molar extractions, surgical extractions, implantology, anesthesiology and management of medically compromised patients.  Additionally, as a clerk, I performed procedures such as extractions (simple and surgical), third molar extractions (erupted and soft-tissue impacted), alveoloplasty, socket preservation, crown lengthening, and implant placement.
  • Pediatric Dentistry Clerkship (August 2013-June 2014): As a junior pediatric dentistry clerk, I attended seminars and continuing education courses on dental trauma, cariology, pulp therapy and behavior management.  I also treated pediatric patients regularly at the Cherry Hill dental clinic in Baltimore as well as participated in various oral health screenings in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. area including Langley Park and local elementary schools.  Also involved in the President's Clinic, an interdisciplinary team composing of law, medical, social work, nursing, and dental students working together to discuss and plan treatment in the University of Maryland Medical Center's Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology.
  • Academy of General Dentistry Executive Member (September 2014-May 2015): With the Maryland AGD, I coordinated CE courses and lunch and learn events for students the University of Maryland-Baltimore School of Dentistry.
  • Lobbied in Washington D.C. and in Annapolis (Maryland State Legislature) 

Bachelors of Science-Biology

Emory University
Sep 2005May 2009
  • Dean's List: (Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008)
  • National Merit Scholarship: 2005-2009

Work Experience

Supervisory Associate Dentist

Greensboro Center for Dental Excellence
Jul 2016Present

Responsibilities includes:

  • Clinical Dentistry
  • Arranging fees and payment with office manager and patients
  • HR and Personnel management
  • Dental supplies or equipment purchase/repair
  • Marketing
  • Scheduling in conjunction with office manager and front office staff

General Practice Residency

Westchester Medical Center 
Jul 2015Jun 2016
  • Experience in evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of medically compromised, complex and special-needs dental patients.
  • Managed dental emergencies including dental trauma and infections.
  • Performed clinical patient care in both hospital outpatient and OR settings.
  • Attended and presented daily morning seminars on various medical and dental topics.
  • Presented the following poster at Greater New York Dental Meeting: "Lighting the Future Using Lasers in Dentistry".
  • Oral Surgery: exodontia (surgical and 3rd molar), site and ridge preservation, lateral window sinus lift, implant placement, trauma (crown fractures, dentoalveolar fractures, facial lacerations), management of odontogenic infections (including I&D), TMD management, anesthesiology (oral and IV sedation)
  • Operative Dentistry
  • Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics: restoring implant crowns, implant retained removable prosthesis, complete arch FPDs
  • Endodontics: Single and multi-canal teeth including molars. 
  • Periodontics: crown elongation surgery, bone augmentation, flap debridement surgery, laser gingivectomy, occlusal therapy
  • Pediatric Dentistry: treated children 6 months-18 years old in both clinical and OR settings.
  • BLS and ACLS certified

Agricultural Specialist

Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection-Port of Baltimore
Jun 2009Jun 2011
  • Conducted visual and physical inspections of cargo and passenger baggage at Baltimore Washington International airport and conveyances at various Baltimore seaports.
  • Successfully intercepted significant agricultural pests 
  • Participated in targeting and analysis teams responsible for identifying high-risk targets.
  • Planned and conducted remedial actions related to decontaminating prohibited commodities and agricultural materials.
  • Helped develop threat response and Hazmat strategies.



Microsoft Office

Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Publisher

Search Engine Optimization and Internet marketing

Copywriting, link building, social media, blogging, website optimization



Language-Mandarin Chinese


License and Certifications

  • Passed Northeast Regional Boards (NERB)/ADEX
  • General Practice Residency Certificate (New York Medical College GPR-Westchester Medical Center)
  • Licensure by North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners and North Carolina Privilege License
  • Member of ADA, NC Dental Society, NC Academy of General Dentistry, Guilford County Dental Society
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Certified Six Month Smiles Provider
  • Certified Invisalign Provider

Continuing Education courses

  • Access to Spear Online Education, Dental XP, and Dental Town: took courses on occlusion, treatment planning, case presentation, cosmetic dentistry, implantology, practice management, restorative dentistry
  • Attended 2 day hands on molar endodontics course by Dr. Barry Musikant, DMD (February 19-20th, 2016).
  • Attended seminar by Dr. Gerard Chiche, DDS. "The Secrets to Achieving Beautiful and Functional Results". (10/19/2015)
  • Attended the following dental conferences: ADA, Hinman dental meeting, Rocky Mountain Dental meeting, Yankee Dental Congress, Greater New York Dental meeting, Chesapeake Dental meeting.  CE course list upon request.
  • Six Month Smiles L1 Provider Seminar with Dr. Chris Bowman in Denver, CO (August 2016) and with Dr. Ralph Dolfi in Atlanta, GA (September 2016)
  • Invisalign Seminar in Charlotte, NC (August 2016)
  • 2 Day Hands On Direct Esthetic Composite Resin Restoration Course at the Nash Institute in Huntersville, NC (September 2016)
  • 2 Days Hands on Indirect Esthetic Dentistry Course at the Nash Institute in Huntersville, NC (October 2016) 


  • Health and Fitness
  • Volunteering
  • Travelling


Available upon request.