Yangpei Cao, D.D.S., M.S.
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
(310) 825-7165
(310) 794-4900
UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Box 951668
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Office:  A3-073 CHS


Yangpei Cao, D.D.S., M.S. is a clinical assistant professor of the Section of Endodontics and the Division of Constitutive & Regenerative Sciences at the UCLA School of Dentistry. 

Educational & Professional Background

  • D.D.S., West China School of Stomatology, 2011
  • M.S., Oral Biology, UCLA, 2014
  • Certificate, Endodontics, UCLA, 2015

Research & Interests

  • Regenerative Endodontics

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Education Association
  • American Association of Endodontists

Representative Publications

  • Cao, Y., Song, M., Kim, E., Shon, W., Chugal, N., Bogen, G., ... & Kang, M. K. (2015). Pulp-dentin Regeneration Current State and Future Prospects. Journal of dental research, 0022034515601658.
  • Cao, Y., Bogen, G., Lim, J., Shon, W.,& Kang, M.K.(2015). Bioceramic Materials and the Changing Concepts in Vital Pulp Therapy. Accepted by Journal of the California Dental Association.
  • He, J., Li, Y., Cao, Y., Xue, J., & Zhou, X. (2015). The oral microbiome diversity and its relation to human diseases. Folia microbiologica, 60(1), 69-80.
  • He, J., Wang, S., Wu, T., Cao, Y., Xu, X., & Zhou, X. (2013). Effects of ginkgoneolic acid on the growth, acidogenicity, adherence, and biofilm of Streptococcus mutans in vitro. Folia microbiologica, 58(2), 147-153.
  • Cao, Y., Zhou, X., & Shi, W. (2011). New progress in research of Granulicatella species. West China journal of stomatology, 29(6), 665-669. 

Additional Information

Dr. Yangpei Cao is active in teaching for predoctoral students and trainees in the Advanced Clinical Training program of Endodontics.