Don Leopoldo (Jay) Jayanetti, D.D.S.
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Associate Residency Program Director for Maxillofacial Prosthetics
(310) 794-4971
UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Box 951668
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Office:  B3-077 CHS


Jay Jayanetti, D.D.S., is the Associate Program Director of the Maxillofacial Prosthetics Residency Program and assistant clinical professor of Advanced Prosthondontics at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He joined the dental school faculty in April of 2015 and is a member of the prosthodontics and maxillofacial prosthetic rehabilitation practice at UCLA.

Educational & Professional Background

  • Bachelor of Science, University of California, Davis
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
  • Certificate in Prosthodontics, University of California, San Francisco
  • Certificate in Maxillofacial Prosthetics, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Research & Interests

  • Rapid Prototyping of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Implant-assisted Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics (Associate Fellow)
  • American College of Prosthodontics
  • International Society of Maxillofacial Rehabilitation


  • Golden Apple Award; Excellence in Teaching, LSU School of Dentistry, 2014
  • UCSF Postgraduate Prosthodontics Dr. Sciutto Award 2009
  • Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics & The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry Award 2006 and 2010
  • American Prosthodontic Society Award 2006
  • OKU Honor Dental Society: The Dr. Kramer Award 2005

Additional Information

Courses Taught

  • RFE 213 Complete Dentures (course chair)
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics (clinical attending/director)
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics Seminar

Patient Care Activities

  • Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
  • Advanced Prosthodontics