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Best Orthodontists in Los Angeles

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9201 Sunset Blvd Suite 905, Los Angeles, CA 90069

Why choose this provider?

Orthospaceship - Hakim Orthodontics provides advanced TMJ treatment for all ages. Dr. F. Isaac Hakim and his highly trained team offer a variety of teeth straightening options, including self-ligating braces, cosmetic braces, behind the teeth braces, and Invisalign, as well as more specialized care related to TMJ disorders, jaw surgery, and orthognathic surgery. Dr. Hakim has over 30 years of experience crafting beautiful smiles in his inviting and beautifully designed office space.

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4.5
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4.5 / 5 (110)

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Tarzana, CA 91356

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Kahan Orthodontics is an orthodontic clinic that is deeply committed to providing the highest standard of orthodontic care to their community. Dr. Elysa Kahan and her team strive to give each patient the confidence of a healthy, beautiful smile by offering a wide variety of braces options.

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Google
5.0 / 5 (145)
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5.0 / 5 (73)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (72)

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Los Angeles, CA 90035

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Blue Pearl Dentistry is a dental care office located in Carthay, Los Angeles that offers a unique and compassionate approach to dentistry. Founder Dr. Huang provides a the new, state-of-the-art facility to best provide the highest quality care to all patients. Services include a comprehensive range of dental services, including fillings, Invisalign, and implants, and Dr. Huang also provides an inviting environment where patients feel comfortable during visits. Treatment rooms include a flat-screen television to help patients have a more enjoyable experience.

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Yelp
5.0 / 5 (243)

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Northridge, CA 91324

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Arleen Azar-Mehr D.D.S, M.S is an orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedic office serving the greater Los Angeles community. As a third generation dentist, Dr. Azar-Mehr received her dental degree and Masters Degree in Craniofacial Biology from the University of Southern California. Her highly qualified and trained staff strives to provide an enjoyable experience and excellent results.

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4.5
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4.5 / 5 (45)

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El Monte, CA 91731

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Dr. Lili Mirtorabi is a top-notch orthodontist serving Santa Ana, Huntington Park, Lawndale, El Monte, and Whittier. Dr. Mirtorabi and her team provide the highest quality care to children, teens, and adults at affordable prices. She personalized each treatment plan for every patient to ensure that they will be comfortable and happy with their results. She offers traditional metal braces, self-ligating braces, Invisalign, and clear or ceramic braces for a wide variety of options.

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4.6
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (35)
Google
5.0 / 5 (12)

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Los Angeles, CA 90010

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Kwon Orthodontics is a patient-focused, community-based practice in Koreatown and serving Los Angeles. Dr. Joong Gun Kwon and Dr. Donald Kwon are deeply committed to providing high-quality orthodontic services with professionalism and honesty. They also strive to providing the most comfortable environment for their patients in their welcoming, family-oriented office. Service options include TMD/TMJ treatments, Damon smile, lingual braces, Invisalign, AcceleDent Aura, braces, and general cleanings.

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4.5
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (39)

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Los Angeles, CA 90210

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Newhart Orthodontics is an orthodontic office that serves Los Angeles, Inglewood, Hawthorne, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, and surrounding areas Founder and orthodontic specialist Dr. Newhart provides excellent service with a wide variety of options at reasonable prices. His office offers accelerated braces, accelerated orthodontics, six-month braces, three-month braces, and short-term orthodontics, and Dr. Newhartm was named in the Top 1% of North America as an Elite Preferred Providers for Invisalign and Invisalign Teen.

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Yelp
4.0 / 5 (11)

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Gardena, CA 90247

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Gardena Dental Group is a dental care group that specializes in general, family, and cosmetic dentistry. The group's approach combines old fashioned service with innovative, state-of-the-art technology to provide the highest quality care possible. Dr. Amir Saz and his dental team are committed to truly understanding each patient and ensuring their comfort and excellent results. Dr. Amir Saz has nearly two decades of experience and offers a wide variety of services including pediatric dentistry, dental implants, and orthodontics.

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Yelp
4.5 / 5 (95)

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Los Angeles, CA 90048

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Forever Smile is a Los Angeles dental office headed by Dr. Mehrshad Shelyan and his highly trained team. They are focused on providing the highest quality dental care and ensuring that patients feel comfortable and happy with their treatment. Dr. Shelyan offers a wide range of services, including sedation dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants and more. He hopes to build confidence in his patients by giving them beautiful, healthy smiles in an inviting, stress-free environment.

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5.0

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Los Angeles, CA 90067

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Beverly Hills Orthodontics uses state-of-the-art techniques and procedures to provide the highest quality orthodontic care to Beverly Hills. Dr. Erin Cohen and Dr. Monica Madan strive to treat each patient as an individual and take great pride in offering personalized and innovative braces design to their patient's unique needs. With treatment options ranging from early adolescent to late adulthood, their services include braces, Invisalign, AcceleDent Aura, retention and oral surgery.

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220 N Aviation Blvd STE A, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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Beach Braces, located in Manhattan Beach, California, is an orthodontic practice serving the Greater Los Angeles area and surrounding communities. It offers comfortable, fast treatment and quality orthodontic care. The practice strives to give patients the right combination of high tech orthodontia along with great customer service and personalized care. It offers lingual braces, SLX self-litigating braces, and Wildsmiles braces as well as Invisalign and Invisalign with Acceledent treatment options.

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4.8
Google
5.0 / 5 (161)
Facebook
4.6 / 5 (97)

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Los Angeles, CA 91367

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Schacter Orthodontics Adc. is an orthodontic office committed to achieving incredible results while making sure patients are comfortable and have an enjoyable experience. The father-son team at Schacter Orthodontics Adc. strives to ensure that their patients receive healthy and beautiful smiles and have been doing so for over 30 years. They are both clinical professors in the graduate orthodontic department at the USC School of Dentistry and have both been recognized as Teacher of the Year. Services include early orthodontic treatment for teens and adults, Invisalign, Clear Correct, Damon Smile, Acceledent Aura, Incognito, and TAD, among others.

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Yelp
5.0 / 5 (158)

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3460 Willshire Blvd. #104, Los Angeles, CA 90010

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Smile Design & Beyond: Dr. Audrey Yoon Orthodontics is a 2022 Top 1% Diamond Plus Invisalign Provider. The dental practice has offices in Bellflower, Los Angeles, and Redwood City, offering orthodontic solutions for kids, teens, and adults. The clinic's professionals also perform orthognathic surgery to correct jaw irregularities, improving a patient's facial appearance and ability to chew, speak, and breathe. Additionally, they provide orthodontic options to bride-to-bes, including Invisalign, lingual braces, and clear aligner therapy.

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4.8
Google
5.0 / 5 (86)
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5.0 / 5 (43)
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (30)

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Los Angeles, CA 90035

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Children’s Dental FunZone is committed to making the dentist visit as painless as possible by offering iPads in the waiting room and movies to watch during treatments. Their services include but are not limited to, oral exams, teeth cleaning, digital x-rays, tooth fillings & crowns, root canal therapy, and sport/night guards. Children’s Dental FunZone is an active member of their community, treating children with special needs and providing people with disabilities opportunities for employment.

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Facebook
5.0 / 5 (221)
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (142)

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Burbank, CA 91506

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Dr. Brenn Orthodontics is an orthodontic office that offers excellent service and top-notch care to the community. Dr. Peter Brenn and Dr. Nicole Sun are committed to providing the most effective treatments and both stay updated on the latest techniques and innovations through continuing education classes. Their treatment plans are fully personalized to each patient to make sure they have are comfortable and have the best results. Services include traditional metal and clear braces, Invisalign clear aligners, SmartClip self-ligating braces, and Clarity.

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4.5
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (58)

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Los Angeles, CA 90057

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Alpan Orthodontics is committed to making sure that the perfect smile is accessible to everyone. Located in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, Dr. David Alpan is a third generation orthodontist who works hard to improve his patients' quality of life with the least amount of time and discomfort possible, all while staying in budget. Alpan Orthodontics' services include Invisalign, TMJ and TMD services, TAD’s, incognito, and braces.

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4.5
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (75)

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Los Angeles, CA 90230

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Teresa G. Reder, DDS runs a dental practice in Culver City that offers a wide variety of top-notch dental care. Services include dental health diagnosis, dentures, dental cleaning, Invisalign, crowns & bridges, implants, veneers, teeth whitening, and root canal procedures, among others. She is committed to providing excellent results and making sure patients have both beautiful smiles and fantastic oral health. Dr. Reder achieves this by focusing on dental health care, which puts a high emphasis on thorough examinations and screenings.

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Facebook
5.0 / 5 (4)

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San Fernando, CA 91340

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Mission City Orthodontics is an orthodontic clinic run by Dr. Eric Babayan that serves the city of San Fernando and the surrounding areas. Dr. Babayan has over 38 years of experience, and his team is committed to giving patients beautiful and healthy smiles in a stress-free environment. They use the most advanced technology available to personalize orthodontic treatments for each patient, ensuring a comfortable fit and high-quality results.

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4.5
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (72)

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FAQs

  • Introduction

    Dentistry is a broad type of medical specialty that focuses on the care and treatment of the mouth, gums, throat, and overall oral care. An orthodontist is a type of dentist that specializes in fixing misaligned teeth, jaw alignment, and bite patterns. One way to distinguish between the two is that all orthodontists are dentists, but not all dentists are orthodontists. In their lifetime, everyone should regularly see a dentist. However, only people with specific dental problems will need to see an orthodontist.

  • What is an orthodontist?

    An orthodontist is a specialty dentist who receives advanced training to diagnose and treat overbites, overcrowded mouths, misaligned teeth and jaws, and occlusions. After diagnosing the issue, an orthodontist will recommend a treatment course that may include surgery, braces, retainers, tooth removal, and more. An orthodontist receives more training than a general dentist to become an expert in their specific field of dentistry.

  • Are orthodontists doctors?

    Yes, all dentists are doctors of oral health. Dentists receive a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree or a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS). As orthodontists are a type of dentist, they qualify as a doctor.

  • What is the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist?

    A dentist treats a wide variety of issues. An orthodontist is a specialist who has received extra training to focus on one aspect of dentistry — teeth and jaw alignment. An orthodontist has all the training the dentist has and could drop orthodontics and practice general dentistry. In comparison, a dentist would need to have the additional education to become an orthodontist. 

  • What does an orthodontist do?

    People go to an orthodontist when they have teeth or jaw abnormalities. An orthodontist treats:

    • Crooked teeth
    • Crowded teeth
    • Overly spaced teeth
    • Bite alignment issues, such as an overbite or an underbite
    • Jaw misalignment
    • Facial symmetry issues
    The orthodontist's objective is to improve the patient's teeth so they have a straight and functioning smile that allows them to speak, eat, and look normal.

  • Do you have to be referred to an orthodontist?

    Most orthodontists today don’t require a referral to book a consultation appointment with a new patient. However, you may wish to get a referral from your dentist to get a recommendation. If you’re hoping to get your orthodontic care covered by insurance, your insurance may require a referral. Contact your insurance provider to confirm your coverage and details.

  • Do orthodontists keep retainer molds?

    People often lose or break their retainer. If that happens, they’ll need to visit their orthodontist and pay for a new retainer. Luckily, since orthodontists know this happens so frequently, most keep retainer molds on file to get a new one made for you immediately.