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Denny  S.  Chao D.M.D.

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
  • (310)206-2909
B3-077 CHS

UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Box 951668
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668

  • Full-Time Faculty
Academic Sections
  • Prosthodontics
Advanced Prosthodontics Clinic
Representative Publications
  • Chao D, Crockett R, Wu B, Shah K. Digital workflow for predictable immediate loading in the mandible by using a shape memory dental implant abutment system: A clinical report. J Prosthet Dent. 2020;123(1):1-5.
  • Shah KC, Chao D, Wu BM, Jensen OT. Shape-Memory Retained Complete Arch Guided Implant Treatment Using Nitinol (Smileloc) Abutments. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2019;31(3):427-435.
  • Crockett R, Benko J, Chao D, Shah KC. Digital custom implant impression technique for capturing the acquired emergence profile. J Prosthet Dent. 2019;122(4):348-350.
Educational & Professional Background
  • Certificate Maxillofacial Prosthetics, University of California, Los Angeles  2019 – 2020
  • Certificate  Advanced Prosthodontics,  June 2016 – June 2019 
  • Certificate Advanced Education in General DentistryUniversity of California, Los Angeles  2015 – 2016 
  • DMD University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine – Philadelphia, PA 2011 –  2015 
  • BS University of California, San Diego – La Jolla, CA Fall 2006 – Summer 2010