Section of Prosthodontics

The Section of Prosthodontics involves a number of disciplines including fixed prosthodontics, removable prosthodontics, implant dentistry, and maxillofacial prosthetics. We are committed to providing quality predoctoral and postgraduate education programs and patient care. The breadth of our programs and training pertain to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation, and maintenance of the oral function, esthetics, and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing teeth, deficient teeth, and/or compromised maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes.


Dr. Ting-Ling Chang

Advanced Prosthodontics group picture
Advanced Prosthodontics group picture


The Section of Prosthodontics offers multi-leveled educational programs, ranging from teaching students, residents, postdoctoral fellows, to clinical trainees.

  • Predoctoral Program – This includes courses on Critical Thinking and Lifelong Learning (year 1),  Complete Dentures (year 2), Implant Dentistry and Advanced Prosthodontics (year 3) , Removable Partial Dentures (year 3) , Immediate Dentures (year 3), Advanced Removable Prosthodontics (year 3), Head & Neck Cancer & Maxillofacial Prosthodontics (year 4) , and Oral Health Car for Active, Older Adults (year 4).


Faculty members of the Section of Prosthodontics conduct translational and clinical researches range from dental implant therapy, nanotechnology, bone regeneration,, and patient-centered outcome study.  A large number of clinical and scientific publications are generated each year. The goal is to develop and convey new approaches to science, dentistry and medicine that will ultimately result in improved patient care and quality of life.

Contact Us

Steven Gonzalez, Administrative Assistant
Division of Regenerative and Reconstructive Sciences
Phone: (310) 825-5543