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Periodontology Clinic

Periodontology Clinic


707 Parnassus Ave.
Dental Clinics Building, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Phone number:


Days/hours of operation:

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Description of Services:

The UCSF Periodontology Clinic offers a full range of periodontic (“gum treatment”) services for both children and adults. Patients may choose the practice which best meets their needs. In our private faculty practice, treatment is performed by our professors. In our general clinic, treatment is performed by our resident/professor team at reduced fees.

Our services include:

  • Treatment of gum diseases
  • Cosmetic/plastic gum surgery to improve one’s smile
  • Dental implant surgery
  • Correction of bone defects around teeth

Treatment is available under sedation, nitrous oxide or IV, as required for pain or anxiety.

Faculty Practice:

  • Mark I. Ryder, DMD

Post-Graduate Clinicians:

  • David Du, DDS
  • Maki Narita, DDS
  • Jen Lai, DDS
  • Erik Low, DMD
  • Jeff Takai, DDS
  • Connie Oh, DDS
  • Ewa Konopka, DDS
  • Sean Sakahi, DDS
  • Sally Sheng, DDS

Special instructions for new patients:

Please click on the link below to access and fill out our patient forms prior to your appointment. If applicable, please bring your insurance information with you. Also, if your dentist has given you referral instructions, please bring that and any x-rays with you.

Special instructions for referring providers:

We thank you for your referral. Please send any referral instructions and x-rays with your patient, or you may email the information to our clinic manager at or mail them to the address above.

Referral Form:

Click here to download the Orofacial Sciences Clinical Center's Referral Form as an Adobe Acrobat file. (Click here to download the free Adobe Acrobat reader.)

Related Links:

American Academy of Periodontology:
California Society of Periodontists:
American Dental Association: