Dorothy Pang, DDS, MS
San Francisco, CA
Board Certified in 2006
Dorothy received her DDS degree from the University of Texas, Health Science Center in Houston, completed her residency training in Pediatric Dentistry and obtained her Masters of Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been an examiner of the Oral Clinical Examination since 2008 and a part-leader of the Qualifying Examination since 2010.
A native of Hong Kong and studied in England, Dorothy received her initial dental education from King’s College, University of London. Upon graduation from dental school in London she served as a dental officer of the Hong Kong Government providing care in rural communities and prisons and working with dental therapists to treat elementary school children. This latter experience ignited her interest in Pediatric Dentistry.
Following her residency training and graduate studies at UNC Chapel Hill, Dorothy and her husband Peter moved to San Francisco where she served as a full-time faculty member in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry of the University of California, San Francisco and later became the Graduate Program Director.
Dorothy’s career has been a true mix of community dentistry, academia and private practice. For the past 20 years, Dorothy has built a successful orthodontic and pediatric dental practice in San Francisco with Peter who is an orthodontist. She teaches part-time and remains an active and significant contributor to the residency program at UCSF serving as a Health Science Full Clinical Professor. Dorothy, Peter and their two sons, Jonathan and Benjamin, reside in San Francisco.