Daniela  Orellana, D.D.S.
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
(310) 794-7796
UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Box 951668
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Office:  B3-069 CHS


Daniela Orellana, D.D.S., is an assistant professor at the UCLA School of Dentistry. She joined the dental school faculty in June of 2015. She teaches in the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral curriculum. Dr. Orellana sees patients in the UCLA Faculty Group Dental Practice.

Educational & Professional Background

    •      D.D.S., Universidad Nacional Andres Bello, Chile

    •      Certificate in Prosthodontics, University of Michigan, Michigan

Research & Interests

  • Clinical wear of and caused by CAD/CAM materials

  •  Implant stability parameters

  • Bone biology focusing on osseointegration 

Professional Memberships

  •    American College of Prosthodontics

  •    Academy of Osseointegration

  •    Future Leaders in Prosthodontics

  •    International Association Dental Research 

  •    Oral Rehabilitation Association of Chile


  •  Doctor Billy Scholarship Award, University of Michigan, 2011

  •  Chilean National Commission of Technology and Scientific Research Scholarship, 2010

  •  Universidad Andres Bello, Best Student Award 2008

Additional Information

Courses Taught

  • RFE 303 Removable Partial Dentures
  • RFE 306 Immediate Dentures  
  • RFE 305 Removable Partial Dentures
  • RFE 310 Implant Dentistry
  • Fixed Prosthotontics to Graduate Prosthodontics
  • CL 403.10 a, b, c, d, Clinical Prosthodontics
  • CL 404.10 a, b, c, d, Clinical Prosthodontics

 Patient Care Activities

  •   Advanced Prosthodontics

 Dr. Orellana practices in the UCLA Faculty Group Dental Practice. She practices all areas of advanced prosthodontics. Including fixed, implants and removable rehabilitation.