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Meet Dr. Bergen James, Pediatric Dentist

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. Since she has been practicing pediatric dentistry since 1991, 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 and taught the benefits of prevention, trained dental students, and provided urgent dental care to the children of Peronia.


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

California Society of Pediatric Dentistry

American Dental Association

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry