Dr. Rachel Forer, earned her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from UC Davis with an emphasis in Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior and a minor in Psychology. While at UC Davis, she was the Education Chair for the Global Dental Brigades and organized a service trip to Honduras to educate local children about proper oral hygiene.
Dr. Forer continued her community service work at the UCSF School of Dentistry, where she participated in various local and international programs. Her community work earned her the UCSF Osher Scholar Award and the Student Humanitarian Award from the International College of Dentists.
After dental school, Dr. Forer completed a General Practice Residency at the Portland Veterans Affairs Hospital and subsequently practiced as a general dentist for 2 years before matriculating into the UCSF 2 Year Pediatric Program. Upon graduating her pediatric specialization program, she received the Ray Braham Award in recognition of her outstanding proficiency in clinical pediatric dentistry and her expertise in caring for patients with special needs.
Dr. Forer is dedicated to creating a positive and empathetic environment for her pediatric patients.
I chose to work with children because I strive to foster positive impressions of dentistry in children, encouraging them to become adults who genuinely appreciate dental care.
My hobbies include: Traveling, watching movies, singing, and spending time with my husband and Samoyed doggies, Pearl and Onyx.
I’m really good at: being a pediatric dentist!
My favorite food: Costco hot dogs and froyo
My favorite movie: Jim Carrey’s, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and anything Disney
My favorite kind of music: I mean it when I say…all genres!
If I wasn’t a dentist, I’d probably be: a travel agent/blogger or a pop star
Favorite sports/teams: soccer, pickleball, Angels, Lakers, 49ers