Ray Stewart, DMD, MS

Pediatric dentist

Dr. Ray Stewart is a board certified pediatric dentist serving patients at both the UCSF Mission Bay and Parnassus campuses. His treatment philosophy is patient and family centered with emphasis on early prevention and intervention to avoid the need for invasive restorative procedures. Stewart has a special interest and expertise in treating patients who have inherited and developmental problems affecting teeth and other craniofacial structures.

At Mission Bay, Stewart provides routine preventive and restorative care at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Pediatric Dentistry Clinic as well as treating patients with complex genetic and craniofacial conditions in both the general clinic and in the operating room under general anesthesia. He is a member of the UCSF craniofacial anomalies team.

Stewart's research work focuses on two areas: clinical trials of various materials and medical devices used in pediatric dentistry, and growth and development studies in patients with craniofacial anomalies.

Stewart received his D.M.D. from the University of Oregon, followed by a master's degree in medical genetics from the University of Oregon. He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Stewart is a health sciences professor of pediatric dentistry at the UCSF School of Dentistry.


Pediatric Dentistry Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 476-4146
Fax: (415) 476-4209

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Stewart RE, Sanger RG. Pediatric dentistry for the general practitioner: satisfying the need for additional education and training opportunities. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2014 Nov; 42(11):785-9.
  2. Featherstone JD, Adair SM, Anderson MH, Berkowitz RJ, Bird WF, Crall JJ, Den Besten PK, Donly KJ, Glassman P, Milgrom P, Roth JR, Snow R, Stewart RE. Caries management by risk assessment: consensus statement, April 2002. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2003 Mar; 31(3):257-69.
  3. Stewart RE, Hale KJ. The paradigm shift in the etiology, prevention, and management of dental caries: its effect on the practice of clinical dentistry. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2003 Mar; 31(3):247-51.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.