Christine  Quinn, D.D.S., M.S.
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Chair of the Section of Anesthesiology
(310) 206-5982
UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Box 951668
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Office:  63-048 CHS


Christine L. Quinn, D.D.S., M.S. is a clinical professor of dental anesthesiology and Chair of the Section of Dental Anesthesiology at the UCLA School of Dentistry.

Educational & Professional Background

  • B.S., Occidental College (Biology), 1980

  • D.D.S., University of Southern California, 1987

  • M.S., Ohio State University (Dental Anesthesiology), 1989

Research & Interests

Dr. Quinn is currently involved in setting up a national system where dental anesthesia providers log all dental patients treated with anesthesia services.

Dr. Quinn is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology.

Professional Memberships

  • 1992-Present, Reviewer, Anesthesia Progress

  • Reviewer, California Dental Association Journal

  • 1991 - Present, Southern California Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, General Anesthesia and Conscious Sedation Permit In-Office Evaluator

  • 1992-1996, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Member and Fellowship Committee, Member of Essay Award Committee (1994 - 1996), Program Chair for 1995 national meeting

  • 1994-Present, California Dental Society of Anesthesiology (CDSA), Member and Board of Directors, Secretary 1999-Present

  • 1999-2005, American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, Vice President and Board of Directors

  • 2005-Present, American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, Vice President (2005-2007), President-Elect (2007-2009), President (2009- )

  • American Dental Association

  • California Dental Association

  • Western Los Angeles Dental Society

Additional Information

Teaching Activities

Dr. Quinn's teaches Anesthesia and Pain Control to the predoctoral students, Elements of Sedation to the postdoctoral students, and courses in pediatric oral conscious sedation and adult moderate intravenous sedation through the UCLA School of Dentistry Continuing Education Program.

Patient Care

Dr. Quinn is a provider in the UCLA Dental Anesthesia Service. As such, she sees patients at the Children's Dental Center, the Hospital Dentistry Clinic, the Faculty Group Dental Practice, and the school's periodontics, oral surgery, and endodontics clinics.