Snehlata Oberoi
Professor
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Biography

Dr. Snehlata (Sneha) Oberoi is the Director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Orthodontic Program at UCSF. She is a craniofacial orthodontist with the Craniofacial Center, where she provides assessment and treatment recommendations for children with craniofacial anomalies. She also has a robust faculty practice at the UCSF Orthodontic Clinic, where she treats these children.

Dr. Oberoi is a Professor at the UCSF School of Dentistry, and provides teaching and supervision of orthodontic residents. She is also the Pre-doctoral Program Director.

Dr. Oberoi has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, as well as two book chapters. She also serves as a reviewer for several peer reviewed journals. She is an invited speaker nationally and internationally. Most recently, she was an invited speak at the 2019 AAO Annual session and is speaking in May 2020 at the Australian Cleft Lip and Palate Association in Melbourne.

Dr. Oberoi is a Board member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and the Northern California Angle Society. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, World Federation of Orthodontists and the Indian Orthodontic Society.

Education and Training

Certificate in Orthodontics, 2014 School of Dentistry, University of California San Francisco
Craniofacial Orthodontic Fellowship, 2004 School of Dentistry, University of California San Francisco
MDS (Orthodontics), 1996 College of Dentistry, Manipal Academy of Higher Sciences
BDS, 1992 Dentistry, Maulana Azad Medical College

Publications

Lee RJ, Ko J, Park J, Pi S, Devgon D, Nelson G, Hatcher D, Oberoi S. Authors' response. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2020 02; 157(2):145.
Liberton DK, Verma P, Almpani K, Fung PW, Mishra R, Oberoi S, Senel FÇ, Mah JK, Huang J, Padwa BL, Lee JS. Craniofacial Analysis May Indicate Co-Occurrence of Skeletal Malocclusions and Associated Risks in Development of Cleft Lip and Palate. J Dev Biol. 2020 Jan 28; 8(1).
Lee RJ, Ko J, Park J, Pi S, Devgon D, Nelson G, Hatcher D, Oberoi S. Accuracy and reliability of the expected root position setup on clinical decision making of root position at midtreatment. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2019 Oct; 156(4):566-573.
Ko J, Han HJ, Hoffman W, Oberoi S. Three-Dimensional Analysis of Cortical Bone Thickness in Individuals With Non-Syndromic Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate. J Craniofac Surg. 2019 Oct; 30(7):2094-2098.
Alrejaye N, Gao J, Hatcher D, Oberoi S. Effect of maxillary expansion and protraction on the oropharyngeal airway in individuals with non-syndromic cleft palate with or without cleft lip. PLoS One. 2019; 14(7):e0213328.
Ko J, Pomerantz JH, Perry H, Shieh JT, Slavotinek AM, Oberoi S, Klein OD. Case Report of Floating-Harbor Syndrome With Bilateral Cleft Lip. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2020 Jan; 57(1):132-136.
Castle E, Chung P, Behfar MH, Chen M, Gao J, Chiu N, Nelson G, Roy S, Oberoi S. Compliance monitoring via a Bluetooth-enabled retainer: A prospective clinical pilot study. Orthod Craniofac Res. 2019 May; 22 Suppl 1:149-153.
Lee RJ, Pi S, Park J, Devgon D, Nelson G, Hatcher D, Oberoi S. Accuracy and reliability of the expected root position setup methodology to evaluate root position during orthodontic treatment. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2018 Oct; 154(4):583-595.
Lee RJ, Pi S, Park J, Nelson G, Hatcher D, Oberoi S. Three-dimensional evaluation of root position at the reset appointment without radiographs: a proof-of-concept study. Prog Orthod. 2018 Jun 04; 19(1):15.
Snehlata Oberoi, Mohita Sinha, Denise Devgon, Karin Vargervik. Team Care Protocols for Individuals with Cleft Lip and Palate and Modified Protocols for Developing Countries. The Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society. 2018 Apr 1; 52(4_suppl1):14-22.
Robert John Lee, Justyn Park, Sarah Pi, Gerald Nelson, David Hatcher, Snehlata Oberoi. Accuracy of the Expected Root Position Setup to Monitor Root Angulations and Inclinations during Orthodontic Treatment: A Pilot Study. The Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society. 2018 Mar 1; 52(1):44-50.
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.
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.
Curtis Contro, Arthur J. Miller, David Hatcher, Snehlata Oberoi. Evaluating condylar head morphology as it relates to the skeletal vertical facial dimension: A three-dimensional semi-automated landmark study. APOS Trends in Orthodontics. 2016 Sep 16; 6(5):238-245.
Solem RC, Ruellas A, Ricks-Oddie JL, Kelly K, Oberoi S, Lee J, Miller A, Cevidanes L. Congenital and acquired mandibular asymmetry: Mapping growth and remodeling in 3 dimensions. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2016 08; 150(2):238-51.
Hoang N, Nelson G, Hatcher D, Oberoi S. Evaluation of mandibular anterior alveolus in different skeletal patterns. Prog Orthod. 2016 Dec; 17(1):22.
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.
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.
Snehlata Oberoi, Jeanne M. Nervina, Karin Vargervik. 3D Imaging in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning of Craniofacial Anomalies. Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Orthodontics: Indications, Insights, and Innovations. 2014 Nov 24; 485-508.
B. Maxfield, S. Douglas, S. Oberoi. Volumentomografische Untersuchung von Anomalien der Halswirbelsäule bei Individuen mit kraniofazialen Störungen und bei Kontrollpersonen. Informationen aus Orthodontie & Kieferorthopädie. 2014 Oct 7; 46(03):165-170.
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.
Mendelsohn BA, Jeng LL, Oberoi S, Klein OD. Dental findings in 14q terminal deletion syndrome. Clin Dysmorphol. 2014 Apr; 23(2):60-2.
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.
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.
Park TK, Vargervik K, Oberoi S. Orthodontic and surgical management of cleidocranial dysplasia. Korean J Orthod. 2013 Oct; 43(5):248-60.
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.
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.
Stephen Rheem, Ib Leth Nielsen, Snehlata Oberoi. Incidental findings in the maxillofacial region identified on cone-beam computed tomography scans. Journal of Orthodontic Research. 2013 Jan 1; 1(1):33-39.
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.
Karin Vargervik, Snehlata Oberoi. Management of the Premaxilla/Maxilla in Bilateral Cleft Lip and Palate. Cleft Lip and Palate. 2013 Jan 1; 441-452.
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.
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.
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.
Oberoi S, Hoffman WY, Vargervik K. Craniofacial team management in Apert syndrome. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2012 Apr; 141(4 Suppl):S82-7.
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.
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.
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.
Oberoi S, Huynh L, Vargervik K. Velopharyngeal, speech and dental characteristics as diagnostic aids in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2011 May; 39(5):327-32.
Shen YF, Vargervik K, Oberoi S, Chigurupati R. Facial skeletal morphology in growing children with Pierre Robin sequence. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2012 Sep; 49(5):553-60.
Jelin A, Perry H, Hogue J, Oberoi S, Cotter PD, Klein OD. Clefting in trisomy 9p patients: genotype-phenotype correlation using microarray comparative genomic hybridization. J Craniofac Surg. 2010 Sep; 21(5):1376-9.
Oberoi S, Gill P, Chigurupati R, Hoffman WY, Hatcher DC, Vargervik K. Three-dimensional assessment of the eruption path of the canine in individuals with bone-grafted alveolar clefts using cone beam computed tomography. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2010 Sep; 47(5):507-12.
Alice Goodwin, Snehlata Oberoi, Cyril Charles, Jessica C. Groth, Cecilia F. Fairley, Xu Chen, James A. Fagin, Katherine A. Rauen, Ophir D. Klein. Gain-of-function in Ras signaling perturbs dental development in mouse and human. Developmental Biology. 2010 Aug 1; 344(1):444.
You-Chen Tao, Anne M. Slavotinek, Karin Vargervik, Snehlata Oberoi. Hypodontia in Beare-Stevenson Syndrome: An Example of Dental Anomalies in FGFR-Related Craniosynostosis Syndromes. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2010 May 1; 47(3):253-258.
Tao YC, Slavotinek AM, Vargervik K, Oberoi S. Hypodontia in Beare-Stevenson syndrome: an example of dental anomalies in FGFR-related craniosynostosis syndromes. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2010 May; 47(3):253-8.
Peña WA, Slavotinek A, Oberoi S. Saethre-Chotzen syndrome: a case report. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2010 May; 47(3):318-21.
You-Chen Tao, Anne Slavotinek, Karin Vargervik, Snehlata Oberoi. Hypodontia in Beare-Stevenson Syndrome: An Example of Dental Anomalies in FGFR-related Craniosynostosis Syndromes. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2009 Oct 19; 091202121239062.
William Pena, Anne Slavotinek, Snehlata Oberoi. Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome: A Case Report. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2009 Oct 14; 091202121239062.
Vargervik K, Oberoi S, Hoffman WY. Team care for the patient with cleft: UCSF protocols and outcomes. J Craniofac Surg. 2009 Sep; 20 Suppl 2:1668-71.
Slavotinek A, Crawford H, Golabi M, Tao C, Perry H, Oberoi S, Vargervik K, Friez M. Novel FGFR2 deletion in a patient with Beare-Stevenson-like syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2009 Aug; 149A(8):1814-7.
Pena WA, Vargervik K, Sharma A, Oberoi S. The role of endosseous implants in the management of alveolar clefts. Pediatr Dent. 2009 Jul-Aug; 31(4):329-33.
Oberoi S, Chigurupati R, Gill P, Hoffman WY, Vargervik K. Volumetric assessment of secondary alveolar bone grafting using cone beam computed tomography. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2009 Sep; 46(5):503-11.
Porwal R, Ousterhout DK, Hoffman WY, Vargervik K, Oberoi S. Hemimaxillofacial dysplasia: a variable presentation. J Craniofac Surg. 2008 Nov; 19(6):1554-7.
Nawa H, Oberoi S, Vargervik K. Taurodontism and Van der Woude syndrome. Is there an association? Angle Orthod. 2008 Sep; 78(5):832-7.
Oberoi S, Chigurupati R, Vargervik K. Morphologic and management characteristics of individuals with unilateral cleft lip and palate who required maxillary advancement. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2008 Jan; 45(1):42-9.
Hsieh EW, Yeh RF, Oberoi S, Vargervik K, Slavotinek AM. Cleft lip with or without cleft palate: frequency in different ethnic populations from the UCSF craniofacial clinic. Am J Med Genet A. 2007 Oct 01; 143A(19):2347-51.
Yoon G, Oberoi S, Tristani-Firouzi M, Etheridge SP, Quitania L, Kramer JH, Miller BL, Fu YH, Ptácek LJ. Andersen-Tawil syndrome: prospective cohort analysis and expansion of the phenotype. Am J Med Genet A. 2006 Feb 15; 140(4):312-21.
Snehlata Oberoi, Alison E. Winder, Jennifer Johnston, Karin Vargervik, Anne M. Slavotinek. Case reports of oculofaciocardiodental syndrome with unusual dental findings (Am J Med Genet 136A: 275–277, 2005). American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A. 2005 Nov 15; 139A(1):54-54.
Oberoi S, Vargervik K. Hypoplasia and hypodontia in Van der Woude syndrome. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2005 Sep; 42(5):459-66.
Oberoi S, Winder AE, Johnston J, Vargervik K, Slavotinek AM. Case reports of oculofaciocardiodental syndrome with unusual dental findings. Am J Med Genet A. 2005 Jul 30; 136(3):275-7.
Oberoi S, Vargervik K. Velocardiofacial syndrome with single central incisor. Am J Med Genet A. 2005 Jan 15; 132A(2):194-7.