San Francisco Prosthodontist Dentist

Meet Dr. Wei

Dr. Wei is a Prosthodontist, which is a specialty field of dentistry. Prosthodontist’s receive extra training that allows them to handle complex dental issues and full mouth restorations. If you have multiple dental issues, then it’s best to see a specialist like a Prosthodontist.

Meet Dr. Wei

Specialist, Scientist, Perfectionist

Originally from Taiwan, Dr. Wei has resided in the San Francisco bay area since she moved to the United States. After practicing general dentistry in hospital and private practice settings, she continued her advanced dental education at the University of California San Francisco. She was honored to graduate at the top of her class – Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society and received multiple academic and clinical awards. After graduation, she continued her specialty education by completing a three-year Postgraduate Prosthodontic Program at UCSF. The program focused on advanced training in complex dental cases, such as comprehensive implant and restorative reconstruction.

In 2009, Dr. Wei was privileged to receive an invitation to join the faculty at UCSF School of Dentistry where she is currently supervising clinical patient care and conducting classes in prosthodontics. As a full-time teacher and practitioner, Dr. Wei remains devoted to her professional education, frequently participating in professional seminars to stay on the cutting edge of dentistry. Additionally, Dr. Wei is continuing to pursue research projects in dental science and advanced prosthodontics.

Dr. Wei brings her passion for excellence to her private practice of prosthodontics. Her background in the execution of meticulous laboratory procedures has been invaluable in enhancing her ability to meet the most daunting aesthetic challenges. Whether involved with traditional gold work, or the new age of high tech metals and porcelains, her understanding of the intersection between laboratory procedures and clinical treatments is key to the uncompromising results that Dr. Wei pursues for those in her care. Below is a detailed list of Dr. Wei’s accomplishments and education.

Professional Experience & Advanced Education

– Private Practice, Ann Wei Prosthodontist DDS (2009 – current)
– General Dentistry Practice (2002 – current)
– University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Associate Clinical Professor (2009 – Present)
– Board Certification, American Board of Prosthodontics (2011)
– Certificate of Prosthodontics (2009)
– Conscious Sedation Permit (2011)
– Misch Surgical Program, Misch International Implant Institute (2011)
– Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS) (2012)
– Invisalign Certification (2009)
– Hospital Dentistry (2001 – 2002)

Awards

– Board Certification Prosthodontics
– First Place for Excellence in Prosthodontics Research Competition (PCSP)
– Milton F. & Mary L. Gabbs Award for Clinical & Academic Excellence
– American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Award
– Award for Excellence in Prosthodontics by Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics
– Honor Dental Society Omicron Kappa Upsilon, UCSF (Top Graduates)
– First Place (Nd: YAG Laser in Dentistry), Table Clinician Program Competition (Presented at ADA Chicago, 2000)

Diplomas

– University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Prosthodontics
– University of California San Francisco (UCSF) DDS
– National Taiwan University School of Dentistry DDS
– Nobel Biocare Procera CAD-CAM Scanner Certification
– American Board of Prosthodontics Diplomate
– Oral Conscious Sedation Permit
– Misch International Dental Implant Surgery Course Diplomate
– American Heart Association (AHA), Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
– Invisalign Certification

Affiliations

– Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics (PCSP)
– American College of Prosthodontics (ACP)
– American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
– Academy of Osseointegration (AO)
– California Dental Association (CDA) 
– San Francisco Dental Society (SFDS)
– American Dental Association (ADA)

Research Projects

– Laser in dentistry
– Methodology of disinfection in root canal systems
– Tribochemical bonding system for implant provisional
The effects of an airborne particle abrasion and …
– Caries Risk Assessment and Prevention
– Book review for Dental Implant Complications

Languages Spoken

– English
– French
– Chinese
– Spanish
– Basic Japanese