Dr. Yao is originally from Calgary where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology at the University of Calgary. He then went on to receive his Doctor of Medical Dentistry Degree from the University of Manitoba. Afterward receiving his commission in the military, he served with the Canadian military for 9 years, 5 of which was at the rank of Captain. He practiced dentistry at the military base in Toronto and has continued to practice dentistry in the Durham Region since October, 2001.
Dr. Yao enjoys all aspects of dentistry but specifically enjoys working with dental implant and oral surgery cases. Dr. Yao is also licensed to administer intravenous sedation and finds is very useful in providing care for nervous or anxious patients. Dr. Yao is happily married and the proud father of son Braden and daughters Charlize and Dehati. In his free time he likes to spend time with his family, dancing, traveling and playing sports. He is also an avid Edmonton Oilers fan.