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Richard Kao DDS, PhD

Richard T. Kao DDS, PhD

Private Practice, San Jose, California; Clinical Professor, Department of Periodontology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Dr. Richard T. Kao is in private practice, San Jose, California, Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, the Immediate Past President for the American Academy of Periodontology, and is Boarded in Periodontology & Dental Implants by the American Board of Periodontology. He received his DDS, PhD in Experimental Pathology, and Periodontal Certificate from UC San Francisco. He has lectured and published extensively in the area of periodontal biotype/phenotype and regeneration. Dr. Kao’s most recent accomplishment include being one of the Co-Chair and author for the AAP’s 2019 Best Evidence Consensus Conference reports.


Dr. Kao has no financial/commercial interests to report.