Full-time Faculty

Division of Oral and Systemic Health Sciences

Dr. Yan Wang
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: 63-050A CHS
Phone: 310-825-8089

Division of Regenerative and Reconstructive Sciences

Dr. Reeva Mincer
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, General Practice Residency
Office: B3-069 CHS
Phone: 310-825-5889

Regenerative and Reconstructive Sciences

Special Patient Care & Maxillofacial Prosthetics

Dr. Evelyn Chung
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Office: B3-069 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-9282
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Associate Clinical Professor
Associate Residency Program Director for Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Office: B3-077 CHS
Phone: (310) 794-4971
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Professor of Clinical Dentistry
Vice Chair of the Division of Advanced Prosthodontics
Chair of the Section of Special Patient Care
Momentum Endowed Chair in Special Patient Care
Office: B3-069 CHS
Phone: Phone:(310) 206-6407
Dr. Kelly Vitzthum
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, Community-Based Clinical Education (CBCE)
Office: 53-085 CHS
Phone: 310-206-2743

Prosthodontics

Dr. Ting-Ling Chang
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Chair of the Section of Prosthodontics
Residency Program Director for Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Office: B3-087 CHS
Phone: (310) 267-2857
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Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Co-Director, Innovative Digital Dentistry Systems
Office: B3-077 CHS
Phone: (310)206-2909
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Associate Professor
Office: B3-023 CHS
Phone: (310) 794-6324
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Professor
Office: B3-087A CHS
Phone: (310) 794-7612
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Professor
Interim Primary Investigator, Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology
Office: B3-088H CHS
Phone: (310) 825-0727
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Lecturer
Office: B3-069 CHS
Phone: (310) 794-7796
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Professor of Clinical Dentistry
Residency Program Director (Advanced Prosthodontics)
Office: B3-068A CHS
Phone: (310) 206-7014 (310) 794-5750

Orthodontics

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Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: 73-017 CHS
Phone: (310) 206-8045
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Professor
Dr. Thomas R. Bales Endowed Chair of the Section of Orthodontics
Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Operations
Office: 13-060 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-4705
Dr. Yi Lin
Health Science Assistant Clinical Professor
Office: 13-060B CHS
Phone: (310)825-4384

Endodontics

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Assistant Professor
Phone: 310-825-7165
Dr. Nadia Chugal
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Residency Program Director (Endodontics)
Office: A3-075 CHS
Phone: (310) 794-4989
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Professor
Chair of the Division of Constitutive and Regenerative Sciences
Chair of the Section of Endodontics
Jack A. Weichman Chair in Endodontics
Office: 43-007 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-8048
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Professor
Office: 23-010 CHS
Phone: (310) 206-3644

Periodontics

Dr. Beatriz Bezerra
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Director of the Pre-doctoral Program in the Section of Periodontics
Office: 53-039A CHS
Phone: (310) 825-0200
Dr. Paulo Camargo
Professor
Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs
Office: 53-042D CHS
Phone: (310) 825-0928
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Health Sciences Clinical Associate Professor
Periodontics Program Director
Dr. Yvonne Hernandez-Kapila
Professor
Associate Dean, Research
Felix and Mildred Yip Endowed Chair
Office: 73-038 CHS | Lab Location: 73-078
Dr. Flavia Pirih
Professor
Tarrson Family Endowed Chair in Periodontics
Chair of Division of Regenerative and Reconstructive Sciences
Office: 63-015 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-6486
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Clinical Professor of Dentistry
Office: 23-090 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-5393

Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences

Interdisciplinary Dentistry

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Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
Group Practice Director
Phone: 1(310) 206-9476
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Health Sciences Assistant Professor
Office: 23-088G
Dr. Steve Lee
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Associate Dean, Student Services
Director of the Professional Program for International Dentists (PPID)
Director, Meikai and Asahi University International Exchange Program at UCLA
Associate Director for Student Engagement, Community-Based Clinical Education (CBCE)
Office: A0-111 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-2723
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Health Sciences Clinic Professor
Chair for Interdisciplinary Dentistry Section
Director of Dental Student General Clinic
Office: 10-136 CHS
Phone: (310) 794-5565
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Clinical Assistant Professor
Group Practice Director
Office: 30-117 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-5278
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Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Office: 23-086 CHS
Phone: (310) 206-9264
Dr. Sheila Yaghmai
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Group Practice Director
Office: CHS 30-118
Phone: 310-206-3579

Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology

Dr. Mohammed Husain
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Office: 53-076A CHS
Phone: (310) 206-1696
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Professor
Chair of the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Residency Program Director (Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology)
Office: 53-068B CHS
Phone: (310) 825-1689
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Senior Associate Dean
Professor
Associate Advisor for the Oral Biology PhD/DDS Program
Office: 53-038 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-5712

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery & Dental Anesthesiology

Dr. Payam Afzali
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Office: 53-076 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-3685
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Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Office: 53-009 CHS
Phone: (310) 794-7070
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Professor of Clinical Dentistry (50%)
Nobel Biocare Endowed Chair in Surgical Implant Dentistry
Office: 53-076 CHS
Phone: (310) 825 - 3072
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Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Chair of the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Chief of Dental Services at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Phone: (310) 825-3442
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Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Office: 23-042 CHS
Phone: 310-825-0834
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Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Office: 63-048 CHS
Phone: (310) 206-5982
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Distinguished Professor
Office: 23-009 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-0834 (310) 825-5170

Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology & Orofacial Pain

Dr. Sherwin Arman
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, Orofacial Pain Program
Director, Continuing Dental Education
Office: A3-030 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-8082
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Associate Professor
Office: 53-058 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-6848
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Associate Professor
Office: 53-058B CHS
Phone: (310) 206-4731
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Professor
Chair of the Section of Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Orofacial Pain
Office: 13-082B CHS
Phone: (310) 206-7399
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Bob and Marion Wilson Endowed Chair
Professor of Clinical Dentistry
Chair of the Division of Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences
Office: 53-076 CHS
Phone: (310) 794-1093

Preventive and Restorative Sciences

Pediatric Dentistry

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Professor
Chair of the Division of Preventative and Restorative Sciences
Director of UCLA Center for Children’s Oral Health (UCCOH)
Director of UCLA Pediatric Dentistry Advanced Clinical Training Program (ACT)
Interim Chair of the Section of Pediatric Dentistry
Office: 23-020B CHS
Phone: (310)825-9460
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Assistant Professor
Office: 23-021A CHS
Phone: (310) 825-8578

Restorative Dentistry

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Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Co-Director, Innovative Digital Dentistry Systems
Office: 23-088E CHS
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Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
Vice Chair of the Section of Restorative Dentistry
Alumni and Friends Presidential Endowed Chair
Office: 33-019 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-4855
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Professor
Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Office: A0-111 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-7097
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Health Sciences Assistant Professor
Office: 23-088G
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Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Office: 23-040A CHS
Phone: (310) 206-3416
Dr. Mijoo Kim
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Director of Restorative Dentistry Preceptorship Program
Office: 33-009 CHS
Dr. Reuben Kim
Professor
Chair of the Section of Restorative Dentistry
Naomi and Jim Ellison Endowed Chair
Office: 43-009 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-7312
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Associate Clinical Professor
Lee Family Endowed Chair
Director, Wilson-Jennings-Bloomfield UCLA Venice Dental Center
Director, AEGD Residency Programs
Director, Restorative Advanced Clinical Training Program
Office: A3-034 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-5891
Dr. Flavia Pirih
Professor
Tarrson Family Endowed Chair in Periodontics
Chair of Division of Regenerative and Reconstructive Sciences
Office: 63-015 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-6486
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Assistant Professor
Office: CHS 43-091
Phone: (310) 825-8026

Oral and Systemic Health Sciences

Biosystems and Function

Dr. C. Julie Chang
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: 33-030 CHS
Phone: (310) 267-3340
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Assistant Adjunct Professor
Office: 33-030 CHS
Phone: 310-825-4607
Dr. Yvonne Hernandez-Kapila
Professor
Associate Dean, Research
Felix and Mildred Yip Endowed Chair
Office: 73-038 CHS | Lab Location: 73-078
Jimmy Hu
Assistant Professor
Office: 73-010 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-7242
Dr. Shen Hu
Professor
Office: 63-070 CHS
Phone: (310) 206-8834
Dr. Anahid Jewett
Professor
Office: B3-068 CHS
Phone: (310) 206-3970
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Professor-in-Residence
Office: 73-022 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-7210
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Dean
Professor
Office: 53-038 CHS
Phone: (310) 206-6063
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Professor
Office: 23-088F
Phone: (310) 825-6674
Dr. Feng Li
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: 13-089 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-1955
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Professor
Office: 63-032 CHS
Phone: (310) 206-5660
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Professor
Office: B3-087A CHS
Phone: (310) 794-7612
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Dean Emeritus
Distinguished Professor of Dentistry
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Office: 43-005 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-7666
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Adjunct Professor
Director of Preclinical Laboratory Operations
Office: 43-003 CHS
Phone: (310) 267-2732
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Professor
Chair of the Section of Biosystems and Function
Office: 63-078 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-3190
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Professor
Office: 33-030A CHS
Phone: (310) 267-5910
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Professor
Chair of the Division of Oral and Systemic Health Sciences
Dr. No-Hee Park Endowed Chair in Dentistry
Office: 13-089 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-4415
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Adjunct Associate Professor
Office: 73-090 CHS
Phone: (310) 825-6686
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Professor
Director of the UCLA Center for Oral/Head & Neck Oncology Research (COOR)
Office: 73-038 CHS
Phone: (310) 206-3048
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Adjunct Professor
Office: 2641 MRL / 30-121 CHS
Phone: (310) 794-5479
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Adjunct Associate Professor
Office: 2641-MRL/30-121 CHS
Phone: (310) 206-5646

Public and Population Health

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Professor
Chair of the Section of Public and Population Health
Office: 63-037A CHS
Phone: (310) 794-0700
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Assistant Professor
Office: CHS 43-085
Phone: (310) 825- 6142
Dr. Kelly Vitzthum
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, Community-Based Clinical Education (CBCE)
Office: 53-085 CHS
Phone: 310-206-2743
Dr. Yan Wang
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: 63-050A CHS
Phone: 310-825-8089