Brightman Dental
Peter S Brightman, DMD
Creating Beautiful Smiles

Meet Dr. Miao

Cheng Miao

Periodontist DDS

Dr. Cheng Miao is the Periodontist practicing at Dr. Peter Brightman's office he has been with the office since October 2008.  He graduated from UCLA and then continued his education at the University of Rochester where he received his certificate in Periodontology.

He has worked with UCLA/USC Mobile Dental Clinic to provide comprehensive dental services for local low income population, including children of migratory farm workers. Dr. Miao has also been involved in a few research projects.


• 9/1997 University of California, Los Angeles: Biochemistry

• 9/97 - 6/2000 University of California, Davis: Graduate School

•9/2000 - 6/2004 University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry: DDS

•6/004 Eastman Dental Center, University of Rochester: Certificate in Periodontology


•9/2002 - 6/2004 Research Assistant for  Dr. Andrew Pullinger: Study on the stigma of pain and access to medical and dental care for oral facial pain patients.

•7/2004 - 6/2007 Research Assistant for Dr. Andy Y-T. Teng: Study on the CagE-homologue Specific Humoral Immunity in Aggressive Periodontitis.


•5/2006 CagE-homologue Specific Humoral Immunity un Aggressive Periodontitis: A Longitudinal Study. American Association of Dental Researchers (AADR)

•9/2006 CagE-homologue Specific Humoral Immunity in Aggressive Periodontitis: A Longitudial Study. American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)