Dr. Amanda Cheng
Dr. Amanda Cheng obtained her Doctor of Medical Dentistry from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and completed her specialty training in Orthodontics and Craniofacial Orthopedics at the University of Minnesota. In downtown San Francisco, she is 1 of 6 Certified Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Cheng’s exceptional skills allowed her to study under some of the world’s best orthodontists at both Harvard and the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Cheng treats children and adults with obstructive sleep apnea. By treating children with sleep apnea using skeletal expansion, the risk of sleep apnea developing in adulthood is reduced. For adults with mild to moderate sleep apnea, mandibular advancement devices such as the Oventus O2 Vent can be used. For adult patients with severe sleep apnea, Dr. Cheng will work in conjunction with Dr. Sodeifi to design jaw surgeries to widen the airway to reduce apnea and life threatening co-morbidities such as hypertension and diabetes. Dr. Cheng has treated over 1000 patients and is passionate about technology. She lectures about 3D Printing in orthodontics and focuses on bringing the best care for her patients through advancements in esthetic and accelerated treatments. Dr. Cheng has done many years of research on oral and dental health and has presented her research findings across the globe from Barcelona to Beijing. She is also passionate about global health and has worked with the Pediatric AIDS Treatment Support (PATS) Project to provide dental care in Anhui China for HIV positive children and was a lecturer at the Beijing School of Somatology being fluent in both English and Mandarin.