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Daniela  Orellana D.D.S.

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
  • (310) 794-7796
B3-069 CHS

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

  • Full-Time Faculty
Academic Sections
  • Prosthodontics

Daniela Orellana, D.D.S., is an assistant professor at the UCLA School of Dentistry. She joined the dental school faculty in June of 2015. She teaches in the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral curriculum. Dr. Orellana sees patients in the UCLA Faculty Group Dental Practice.

Additional Information

Courses Taught

  • RFE 303 Removable Partial Dentures
  • RFE 306 Immediate Dentures  
  • RFE 305 Removable Partial Dentures
  • RFE 310 Implant Dentistry
  • Fixed Prosthotontics to Graduate Prosthodontics
  • CL 403.10 a, b, c, d, Clinical Prosthodontics
  • CL 404.10 a, b, c, d, Clinical Prosthodontics

Patient Care Activities

  • Advanced Prosthodontics

Dr. Orellana practices in the UCLA Faculty Group Dental Practice. She practices all areas of advanced prosthodontics. Including fixed, implants and removable rehabilitation.

Educational & Professional Background
  • D.D.S., Universidad Nacional Andres Bello, Chile
  • Certificate in Prosthodontics, University of Michigan, Michigan
Research & Interests
  • Clinical wear of and caused by CAD/CAM materials
  • Implant stability parameters
  • Bone biology focusing on osseointegration 
Professional Memberships
  • American College of Prosthodontics
  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • Future Leaders in Prosthodontics
  • International Association Dental Research
  • Oral Rehabilitation Association of Chile
  • Doctor Billy Scholarship Award, University of Michigan, 2011
  • Chilean National Commission of Technology and Scientific Research Scholarship, 2010
  • Universidad Andres Bello, Best Student Award 2008