Allen Wong, D.D.S., Ed.D.

Allen Wong, DDS, EdD is a Professor in Diagnostic Sciences and Director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD)/ Hospital Dentistry Program at the Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco.

He has taught postdoctoral residents and predoctoral students for over 35 years and dedicated his career in improving health equity to those with special health care needs in his office, the dental clinic and hospital. His main emphasis is improving overall health through education and prevention in a multidisciplinary approach. Lectures nationally and internationally with contributions in over 40 journal articles and 6 book chapters.

Dr. Wong received his DDS from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, completed his AEGD residency from his alma mater and received his EdD from the Benerd School of Education, Stockton.

He is Global Clinical Advisor for Special Olympics Special Smiles program, President, American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD), International Association of Dental Oral Health (iADH)’s International Advisory Committee and Education Committee member, San Francisco Dental Society Dental Health Committee Chair and California Dental Association Foundation, Secretary.

Dr. Wong is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy, Academy Dentistry International, American Association of Hospital Dentists and a Diplomate of the American Board of Special Care Dentistry.

Awards include: Arthur A. Dugoni CDA Award, Pierre Fauchard Faculty Teaching Award, ACD Northern California Teaching Award, UOP SOD Faculty Teaching Award, SFDS Committee Member of the Year, Golisano Move to Include Award, an Golisano Health Leader Award Northern California and recently named one of fifty Exceptional Parent Magazine’s Advocacy Heroes.