Dr. Brenda Lamb Lewis is a second generation periodontist. Born and raised in San Mateo, she is delighted to provide periodontal care to the San Mateo community. Following her undergraduate education at Georgetown University, Dr. Lewis earned her D.D.S. at the University of California, Los Angeles. She then completed a residency program in Periodontics and Dental Implant Surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle. She received a certificate in periodontics/implantology as well as a Masters in the Science of Dentistry for her research on implant surface technologies. After graduation, Dr. Lewis moved back to the Bay Area and joined Peninsula Periodontal Associates.
Dr. Lewis is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, which is the highest level of professional achievement in periodontics. Her expertise lies in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease in order to save teeth as well as her proficiency in replacing missing or hopeless teeth with dental implants. She ensures precise and predictable treatment by utilizing the latest in 3-D imaging and guided surgery technology. She continues to educate herself in the latest techniques and products by attending numerous advanced training classes every year and staying abreast of the recent research in her field. Dr. Lewis enjoys all aspects of periodontics including implants, sinus and ridge augmentation, soft tissue esthetic procedures and the treatment of periodontal disease. She takes great pleasure in treatment planning and collaborating with the restorative dentist to achieve the best results.
Dr. Lewis believes that skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. She recognizes that her patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in her. She is dedicated to her patients’ utmost comfort and optimal oral health. Dr. Lewis recognizes that a lot of patients are anxious about visiting a periodontist and she makes every effort to assure a comfortable patient experience. She and her team provide a relaxed environment, take time to listen to their patients’ concerns and communicate clearly with them.
Professional Affiliations Include:
- American Academy of Periodontology
- Academy of Osseointegration
- San Mateo County Dental Society
- California Dental Association
- American Dental Association
- California Society of Periodontists
- Western Society of Periodontists
- Peninsula Study Club, of which she is a co-founder
Dr. Lewis received the Award of Excellence from the American Student Dental Association, the Senior Student Award for outstanding academic, clinical and leadership skills from the American Association of Women Dentists, the California Dental Association Scholarship for her leadership contributions and was continuously on the Dean’s List throughout her education. She has also travelled to Malawi and Ethiopia to provide dental care for people in need.
Dr. Lewis’ greatest joy is her family. She is married to her college sweetheart, Gordon, and they have four children, Bryson, Delaney, Brooke and Cassidy. They enjoy spending time on mountains and lakes.