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Sol Silverman, M.A., D.D.S.

Oral medicine specialist

Dr. Sol Silverman, Jr. is an oral medicine specialist and an expert in the treatment of oral cancer. Silverman, who heads one of UCSF's oral medicine clinics, is an advocate for prevention and early detection of oral cancer. He has helped develop training programs for dentists to better detect oral cancer and education programs on smoking cessation to reduce the risk of oral cancer.

Silverman is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine, past president of the board and past president of the American Academy of Oral Medicine. He has published more than 300 scientific articles, chapters in textbooks and monographs. Silverman is a consultant to the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs and a national spokesperson for the association. He received the prestigious Margaret Hay Edwards medal from the American Association for Cancer Education for outstanding contributions. He is a professor of oral medicine in the UCSF School of Dentistry.


Oral Medicine
521 Parnassus Ave., Suite C-646
San Francisco, CA 94143-0658
Phone: (415) 476-2045
Fax: (415) 514-2862

Hours: Monday to Friday
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed from noon to 1:30 p.m.)

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UCSF School of Dentistry 1954