Stephen Chan, DDS
board ELIGIBLE ENDODONTIST (Root canal specialist)
As a Board Eligible endodontist, Dr. Chan provides endodontic care with quality and compassion. As with everyone at Asrari Endodontics, his patient’s comfort is a priority while he strives to relieve any tooth pain using the latest endodontic techniques.
Dr. Chan earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He went on to complete a three year Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Lutheran Medical Center in Oakland, California. With a desire to specialize in the field of endodontics, Dr. Chan earned his Specialty Certificate in Endodontics after a two year residency with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Long Beach, California. With advanced education in both general dentistry and endodontics, Dr. Chan is able to seamlessly coordinate with your general dentist to complete your treatment plan.
Dr. Chan has completed the necessary training to perform the GentleWave procedure featuring multisonic ultracleaning technology. As an certified GentleWave provider, Dr. Chan can perform treatment with GentleWave for an additional fee.
The GentleWave Procedure is a state-of-the-art alternative to standard root canal treatment. The ultracleaning technology of the GentleWave Procedure is an advanced combination of fluid dynamics and a broad range of soundwaves that work together to reach into the microscopic spaces and remove bacteria, debris and tissue.
- Asian Health Services Dental Clinic, Oakland, CA – Cal-SEARCH research grant completed during the 2nd year of Lutheran Medical Center AEGD residency program. Chan, S., Chen, P., Ngo, R. A Retrospective Study on the Efficacy of Pulpotomies in Pediatric Patients in a Community Dental Clinic.
Riley Lab, School of Public Health UC Berkeley Berkeley, CA – Research assistant involved in the study of M. tuberculosis. Duties included media preparation, performing research and experiments for scientific projects, DNA cloning (nucleic acid analysis, sequencing, PCR amplification, plasmid construction, bacterial transformation), mouse studies (animal dissection/tissue harvesting in a Biosafety Level 3 laboratory), growth and genetic manipulation of M. tuberculosis.
- Senaratne, R. H., Sidders, B., Sequeira, P., Saunders, G., Dunphy, K., Marjanovic, O., Reader, J. R., Lima, P., Chan, S., Kendall, S., McFadden, J. and Riley, L. W. (2008), Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains disrupted in mce3 and mce4 operons are attenuated in mice. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 57: 164–170.
- Senaratne, R. H., De Silva, A. D., Williams, S. J., Mougous, J. D., Reader, J. R., Zhang, T., Chan, S., Sidders, B., Lee, D. H., Chan, J., Bertozzi, C. R. and Riley, L. W. (2006), 5′-Adenosinephosphosulphate reductase (CysH) protects Mycobacterium tuberculosis against free radicals during chronic infection phase in mice. Molecular Microbiology, 59: 1744–1753.
Dr. Chan maintains an active membership in numerous professional societies including the American Dental Association, the Arizona Dental Association, and the American Association of Endodontists.
Dr. Chan is a contracted provider for most insurance companies including Aetna, Ameritas, Assurant, Cigna, Delta Dental, Dentemax, Guardian, Humana, Metlife, TDA, Plansurity, and others. Please contact our office to see if we accept your dental insurance.