Evelyn   Chung,  D.D.S.
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Residency Program Director (GPR)
Director of Postgraduate Programs
(310) 825-8031
UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Box 951668
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Office:  B3-069 CHS


Dr. Chung is a Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Dentistry. She specializes in treatment of special needs, immunocompromised, dental phobic and geriatric patients.

Recenty, Dr. Chung has been involved in community service – participating in dental missions in Peru and Fiji. She has also been involved with Ticket to Smile, a dental care program under which faculty and students of the school will provide dental education, hygiene, and preventive services to residents of The Salvation Army.

During the past year, Dr. Chung served as a mentor for the new Special Needs Committee at the UCLA School of Dentistry. Along with her colleague, Dr. Kelly Pierson, Dr. Chung has worked with dental students interested in treating special needs patients. The two have visited regional centers where students provided oral hygiene instructions to the patients and their caregivers and have held noontime seminars about various special need topics to the dental students.

Educational & Professional Background

  • D.D.S., UCLA, 1994

Research & Interests

Conducting a survey of third year dental students at the UCLA School of Dentistry and their perspectives on treating special needs patients.

Representative Publications

  • EC Sung, EM Chung, (2008) Dental Treatment for the Transplant Patient. Dancing With Angels…A Transplant Odyssey (385-391). California: Follow Your Dreams Publishing

  • AH Friedlander, EC Sung, EM Chung, NR Garrett. Quantification of Chronic Dental Infection and Its Relationship to the Atherosclerotic Process in the Carotid Arteries. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. Apr;109(4):615-21, 2010.

  • A Hokugo, R Christensen, EM Chung, EC Sung, AL Felsenfeld, JW Sayre, N Garrett, JS Adams, I Nishimura. Increased prevalence of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw with vitamin D deficiency in rats. J Bone Miner Res Jun;25(6): 1337-49, 2010.

  • EM Chung, EC Sung. Chemotherapy. Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, Surgical and Prosthodontic Management of Cancer-Related, Acquired, and Congential Defects of the Head and Neck, Third Edition. (Chapter 2) Edited by J Beumer III, MT Marunick, SJ Esposito, Quintessence Publishing Co, Inc.