Oral Surgeon DAVID CEDENO M.D., D.D.S.

Meet Dr. Cedeno

Los Angeles Oral Surgeon DAVID CEDENO M.D., D.D.S. Dr. David Cedeno is a surgical specialist in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery and dental implants. He was trained at some of the top health science institutions, hospitals and schools in the United States. He completed a General Surgery internship, and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency and training in all phases of dental implant surgery at UCLA. Prior to his surgical training, Dr. Cedeno conducted biomedical research and was twice awarded undergraduate research fellowships at the University of California, San Francisco, the leading health science research institution in the country. He held a lecturer appointment in the department of biology at San Francisco State University, and is a published author.


1997 – Present                      Private Practice – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

1996 – 1997                           Chief Resident, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, UCLA Medical Center

1995 – 1996                           Resident General Surgery, UCLA Medical Center

1992 – 1994                           UCLA School of Medicine – MD, 1994

1987 – 1991                            UCSF School of Dentistry – Dentistry – DDS, 1991

1984 – 1986                          San Francisco State University – Graduate Studies Molecular Biology

1981 – 1984                            Humboldt State University – BA, Biology 1984

1979 – 1980                           University of California, Berkeley


Cedeño, D and Stern, R  

Stimulation of Hyaluronic Acid Synthesis in Fibroblasts by Co-cultivation with Human Breast Tumor Cell Lines J Cell Biol; 1986: 105(5), 101

(presented at annual meeting, American Society Cell Biology – 1986)


1985                                        Mitogens in demineralized bone matrix

1986 – 1987                            Hyaluronic acid metabolism in breast cancer

1988                                        Antibody markers for squamous cell carcinoma

1989 – 1990                            Hyaluronidase in wound healing


1986                                        UCSF Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship

1987                                        UCSF Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship


1985 – 1986                            Lecturer – Biology San Francisco State University

1988                                        Preceptor, Summer Enrichment Program UCSF School of Dentistry

Professional Affiliations


                                         California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

                                               California Dental Association

                                               Los Angeles Dental Society

                                               American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

                                               American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

                                               California Dental Society of Anesthesiology