Dr. Nancy Li
Board Certified Diplomate
"Everyone smiles in the same language"
~ Dr. Nancy Li
Dr. Nancy volunteering at community outreach event providing oral hygiene education
Give Kids a Smile Day at UCSF, Dr. Nancy is overseeing dental students providing exams, cleanings and sealants
Dr. Nancy Li is a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Nancy was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and a minor in psychology from the University of California, San Diego. During her time there, she was an active member of the Pre-Dental Society and volunteered at the Student-Run Free Clinics.
Before starting dental school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), she traveled to Timor-Leste for a humanitarian mission trip aboard the U.S.S. Mercy Naval Hospital Ship and helped Navy dentists provide dental care to the undeserved.
Dr. Nancy received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where she was involved in several organizations and held various positions in Children's Health Hut, Student Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Developmental Disabilities in Pediatric Dentistry, and Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity.
Her passion and dedication to helping children has led her to continue her education at UCSF's Pediatric Dental Residency Program, where she completed her pediatric dentistry training with a Master of Science in Oral and Craniofacial Biology.
She was awarded the Excellence in Dental Care of the Pediatric Disabled Patient upon graduation. During residency, Nancy volunteered abroad and provided dental care for children in rural parts of Guatemala. She plans to continue to volunteer her services to undeserved communities, abroad and domestic.
Dr. Nancy’s practice philosophy involves providing compassionate, quality care unique to each child in a fun and welcoming environment. During her free time, she loves to explore the Bay Area and try new restaurants. She also enjoys cooking, hiking and travelling.
Dr. Nancy is a proud and active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and Santa Clara County Dental Society.
Dr. Nancy providing dental care for children in rural parts Guatemala with general dentists, other specialists, and dental students
In her spare time, Dr. Nancy enjoys hiking and travelling. Here she is pictured jumping above the clouds at Haleakala Summit in Maui, Hawaii