Dr. Joyce Cheng was on track to become a chemical engineer when she had the opportunity to observe a periodontist work on a patient. It was then she decided that periodontics was her true calling. Dr. Cheng completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of California, San Francisco, also earning a Master of Science degree in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences from UCSF. Dr. Cheng is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Cheng specializes in gingival grafting, guided tissue regeneration, bone grafting, bone & sinus augmentation, and dental implants. She devotes her time to the community and outreach programs for disadvantaged populations including the Asian Health Community Dental Clinic in Oakland, CA.
She is a member of the Mid – Peninsula Dental Society, California Dental Society, California Society of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontology, and the American Dental Association.
While Dr. Cheng has several hobbies, she most enjoys running marathons and exploring the many beautiful trails around the peninsula.