Dr. Vina Lu

Dr Lu is the proud owner of Northgate Smiles, a practice in advanced dental care. She focuses on providing comprehensive care and building relationships with her patients to design personalized treatments. Northgate Smiles has been recognized as Top Dentists for several consecutive years in the Seattle Met magazine. Dr. Lu is well versed in numerous dental treatments including Invisalign and cosmetic dentistry. She is known for her gentle touch and calming chairside manner.

Education and Training

Dr Lu graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2011 with numerous awards in didactic and clinical achievement. She also earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Molecular Cell Biology from UC Berkeley, graduated Magna Cum Laude. Each year, Dr Lu invests in her continued education and training to provide the most comprehensive, up-to-date care possible. She has dedicated hundreds of hours to continuing education from leading institutions including the world-renowned Spear Education, Dawson Academy, and Progressive Orthodontic Seminars. She is also an active member of the following dental societies:

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Washington State Dental Association (WSDA)
  • And Seattle King County Dental Society


When Dr Lu is away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her sons, Ethan and Liam. Together, they love to travel and spending time outdoors. You will also find her frequently taking walks with her family and her 2 dogs at Green Lake on the weekend.

Call (206)-362-1516 For An Appointment