Dr. Bergen James
Dr. Bergen James is a native Californian, born and raised in San Diego, California.
Dr. James received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of California, Davis. She continued on to the University of California, San Francisco where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She completed her pediatric dental residency at Harvard and Boston Children’s Hospital, where she served as Chief Resident.
Dr. James is a distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. After being in practice for 22 years, she has had the great pleasure of treating the children of some of her first patients.
Dr. James has been very active in the San Francisco Dental Society since opening her practice in Laurel Village in 1994, serving on its Board of Directors. She served as a Brita spokesperson, sharing the benefits of the Brita filter system and fluoride use.
Dr. James also enjoys giving back to the community, donating free dental exams for hundreds of children each year through the Department of Public Health in San Francisco. Her love of travel and volunteerism has taken her on dental missions to Peru and Moldova.
Recently, she traveled to Guatemala for a second week focused on pediatric dentistry where she, Dr. Yu and staff taught the benefits of prevention, trained dental students, and provided urgent dental care to the children of Peronia. See the Photo Album or Read the Story about her week.
Dr. James lives in San Francisco with her fiancé, and loves to exercise, golf, and travel. Her beloved dog, Gretchen, is a well-known member of the team at One Parker Pediatric Dentistry.
Memberships & Affiliations
San Francisco Dental Society | California Dental Association | American Dental Association
California Society of Pediatric Dentistry | American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry