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Don Leopoldo (Jay)  Jayanetti D.D.S.

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Associate Residency Program Director for Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • (310) 794-4971
B3-077 CHS

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

  • Full-Time Faculty
Academic Sections
  • Special Patient Care & Maxillofacial Prosthetics

Jay Jayanetti, D.D.S., is the associate program director of the Maxillofacial Prosthetics and assistant clinical professor of Advanced Prosthondontics at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He joined the dental school faculty in April of 2015 and is a member of the prosthodontics and maxillofacial prosthetic rehabilitation practice at UCLA.  His private practice ranges from esthetic dentistry single tooth replacement, to fill mouth implant functional rehabilitation, and oral-facial prosthetics.

Additional Information

Courses Taught:

  • RFE 215 Introduction to Treatment of the Edentulous Patient (Co-chair)
  • RFE 213 Complete Dentures (Co-chair)
  • RFE 401 Head and Neck Cancer and Maxillofacial Prosthetics (Chair)
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics (clinical attending/director)
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics Seminar (Co-chair)
  • DS300.16a Advanced Implant Dentistry (Lecturer) 

Patient Care Activities:

Educational & Professional Background
  • Bachelor of Science, University of California, Davis, 2002
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 2007
  • Certificate in Prosthodontics, University of California, San Francisco, 2010
  • Certificate in Maxillofacial Prosthetics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, 2012
Research & Interests
  • Rapid Prototyping of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Implant-assisted Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
  • Early loading of Zygomatic implants
  • Zirconia restorations
Professional Memberships
  • American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics (Associate Fellow)
  • American College of Prosthodontics
  • International Society of Maxillofacial Rehabilitation
  • Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics (Associate Fellow)
  • Golden Apple Award; Excellence in Teaching, LSU School of Dentistry, 2014
  • UCSF Postgraduate Prosthodontics Dr. Sciutto Award, 2009
  • Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics & The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry Award, 2006 and 2010
  • American Prosthodontic Society Award, 2006
  • OKU Honor Dental Society: The Dr. Kramer Award, 2005
  • UCLA, Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, Berg Teaching Award, 2019