UW School of Dentistry

Theresa Cheng Borin

Background Dr. Theresa Cheng received her dental degree from Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan and her General Practice Residency in Chang Gung Hospital. She received her Certificate in Periodontics from University of Washington in 1985. She opened her private practice in Issaquah, Washington in 1990, and retired from practice in 2014. Dr. Cheng teaches in…


I-Chung (Johnny) Wang

Dr. Johnny Wang received his dental degree from Chung Shan Medical and Dental University in Taiwan, his Masters of Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, and his Certificate in Periodontics and Masters of Science also from UAB. Dr. Wang is a Clinical Associate Professor in Periodontics, the Chief…


Frank Roberts

Interests Regulation of inflammation in human adult periodontitis and other chronic inflammatory diseases, effects of chronic neutropenia on oral health, and biology and imaging of the dental implant. Publications Schuler RF, Janakievski J, Hacker BM, O’Neal RB, Roberts FA.*  Effect of implant surface and grafting on implants placed into simulated extraction sockets: a histologic study…


Jeffrey Scott McLean

Background Dr. McLean’s research career began at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, WA (2000-2007). He then established a research program at the non-profit J. Craig Venter Institute in San Diego, CA in 2007. He moved to the University of Washington School of Dentistry in 2014 and is a tenured Associate Professor in the…