Snehlata Oberoi, MS, DDS


Dr. Snehlata (Sneha) Oberoi is an orthodontist with the Center for Craniofacial Anomalies, where she provides assessment and treatment recommendations for children with craniofacial anomalies. She also practices at the UCSF Orthodontic Clinic, where she treats these children.

Oberoi is a professor at the UCSF School of Dentistry, and provides teaching and supervision of orthodontic and pediatric dentistry residents and dental students on rotation in the Center for Craniofacial Anomalies.

Oberoi has published many articles in scientific journals, as well as two book chapters. She also serves as a reviewer for the Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, the International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry and the American Journal of Orthodontics. Her research focuses on developing new methods to assess the outcomes of treatment for cleft lip, cleft palate and other craniofacial anomalies. She also collaborates with the Center's medical geneticists on research seeking to identify genetic mutations, and how they affect dental and facial defects, in various craniofacial anomalies.

Oberoi is a member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and the Indian Orthodontic Society.

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Maulana Azad School of Medicine, Dentistry 1992
Manipal Academy of Higher Sciences, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 1996


UCSF Medical Center, Craniofacial Anomalies 2004

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Jheon AH, Oberoi S, Solem RC, Kapila S. Moving towards precision orthodontics: An evolving paradigm shift in the planning and delivery of customized orthodontic therapy. Orthod Craniofac Res. 2017 Jun; 20 Suppl 1:106-113.
  2. Cao H, Alrejaye N, Klein OD, Goodwin AF, Oberoi S. A review of craniofacial and dental findings of the RASopathies. Orthod Craniofac Res. 2017 Jun; 20 Suppl 1:32-38.
  3. Hoang N, Nelson G, Hatcher D, Oberoi S. Evaluation of mandibular anterior alveolus in different skeletal patterns. Prog Orthod. 2016 Dec; 17(1):22.
  4. Ikeda R, Oberoi S, Wiley DF, Woodhouse C, Tallman M, Tun WW, McNeill C, Miller AJ, Hatcher D. Novel 3-dimensional analysis to evaluate temporomandibular joint space and shape. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2016 Mar; 149(3):416-28.
  5. Balkin DM, Chen I, Oberoi S, Pomerantz JH. Bilateral Coronoidectomy by Craniofacial Approach for Hecht Syndrome-Related Trismus. J Craniofac Surg. 2015 Sep; 26(6):1954-6.
  6. Goodwin AF, Larson JR, Jones KB, Liberton DK, Landan M, Wang Z, Boekelheide A, Langham M, Mushegyan V, Oberoi S, Brao R, Wen T, Johnson R, Huttner K, Grange DK, Spritz RA, Hallgrímsson B, Jheon AH, Klein OD. Craniofacial morphometric analysis of individuals with X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia. Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2014 Sep; 2(5):422-9.
  7. Mendelsohn BA, Jeng LL, Oberoi S, Klein OD. Dental findings in 14q terminal deletion syndrome. Clin Dysmorphol. 2014 Apr; 23(2):60-2.
  8. Goodwin AF, Oberoi S, Landan M, Charles C, Massie JC, Fairley C, Rauen KA, Klein OD. Craniofacial and dental development in Costello syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Jun; 164A(6):1425-30.
  9. Rajadhyksha S, Nelson G, Oberoi S. Cone beam computed tomography utilization by graduates from two orthodontic programs in the Pacific Coast region. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2014 Mar; 42(3):173-7.
  10. Park TK, Vargervik K, Oberoi S. Orthodontic and surgical management of cleidocranial dysplasia. Korean J Orthod. 2013 Oct; 43(5):248-60.
  11. Klein OD, Oberoi S, Huysseune A, Hovorakova M, Peterka M, Peterkova R. Developmental disorders of the dentition: an update. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2013 Nov; 163C(4):318-32.
  12. Feberwee HE, Feenstra I, Oberoi S, Sama IE, Ockeloen CW, Clum F, Slavotinek A, Kuijpers MA, Dooijes D, Kuijpers-Jagtman AM, Kleefstra T, Carels CE. Novel BCOR mutations in patients with oculofaciocardiodental (OFCD) syndrome. Clin Genet. 2014 Feb; 85(2):194-7.
  13. Rheem S, Nielsen IL, Oberoi S.. J Orthod Res. Incidental findings in the maxillofacial region identified on cone-beam computed tomography scans. 2013; 1:33-9.
  14. Oberoi S, Hoffman WY, Chigurupati R, Vargervik K. Frequency of surgical correction for maxillary hypoplasia in cleft lip and palate. J Craniofac Surg. 2012 Nov; 23(6):1665-7.
  15. Goodwin AF, Oberoi S, Landan M, Charles C, Groth J, Martinez A, Fairley C, Weiss LA, Tidyman WE, Klein OD, Rauen KA. Craniofacial and dental development in cardio-facio-cutaneous syndrome: the importance of Ras signaling homeostasis. Clin Genet. 2013 Jun; 83(6):539-44.
  16. Cheung T, Oberoi S. Three dimensional assessment of the pharyngeal airway in individuals with non-syndromic cleft lip and palate. PLoS One. 2012; 7(8):e43405.
  17. Ohtani J, Hoffman WY, Vargervik K, Oberoi S. Team management and treatment outcomes for patients with hemifacial microsomia. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2012 Apr; 141(4 Suppl):S74-81.
  18. Oberoi S, Hoffman WY, Vargervik K. Craniofacial team management in Apert syndrome. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2012 Apr; 141(4 Suppl):S82-7.
  19. Oberoi S, Knueppel S. Three-dimensional assessment of impacted canines and root resorption using cone beam computed tomography. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2011 Jun 25.
  20. Oberoi S, Knueppel S. Three-dimensional assessment of impacted canines and root resorption using cone beam computed tomography. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2012 Feb; 113(2):260-7.

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