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Dr. Alborzi

Dr. Alexa Alborzi, DDS, MDS

Experienced orthodontic treatment

Dr. Alborzi takes a different approach to the art of orthodontics. With more than 20 years of experience, and thousands of cases treated, she is known for her dedication to innovative treatment, and for her success with non-surgical, effective treatment. Her team of highly-trained professionals provide caring service for kids, teens and adults in a relaxed environment.

Whether you're looking for orthodontics for your child, your teenager or yourself, Dr. Alborzi can design a tailor-made treatment plan to suit your needs. We have two convenient locations in San Mateo and Half Moon Bay to serve you.

Click on the links below to learn more about the services we offer.

Types of Braces

Dr. Alborzi has several different options available for her patients. Click here to learn about the different types of braces and teeth straightening systems she offers.

Dr. Alborzi with patient in chair

Augie is very pleased with his new smile.

Braces for kids and teens

A great smile can build confidence and self-esteem. With alternatives like comfortable Damon Braces or clear Invisalign for Teens, your child will welcome the opportunity to have a perfect smile.

Dr. Alborzi makes visits to her office fun and rewarding with contests and other activities designed just for kids and teens. Click here to learn more.

Braces for adults

Orthodontic treatment can be successful at any age. The benefits of a great smile can dramatically improve your appearance and confidence. Dr. Alborzi offers treatment options that are ideal for adults considering braces.

Click here to learn more about orthodontics for adults.

Invisalign Clear Braces for adults and teensinvisalign logo

Dr. Alborzi has successfully treated hundreds of patients with Invisalign clear braces, including difficult cases and patients who had been told that Invisalign would not work for them. Invisalign straightens the teeth using a series of clear, custom, removable aligners. Each aligner gradually shifts your teeth until the final alignment Dr. Alborzi prescribed is attained. Click here to find out more.

Damon Braces

Dr. Alborzi and young patient

Rachelle is so pleased with her new smile, thanks to
Damon Braces!

Dr. Alborzi offers Damon Braces, a new system of orthodontics which has many advantages over traditional braces. Damon Braces are gentler, faster, and smaller in size. With Damon Braces, Dr. Alborzi can create wide, beautiful smiles without the need for tooth extractions, surgery or heavy appliances.

Dr. Alborzi has more than10 years of experience using the Damon system, and has even taught the technique to other orthodontists at the UCSF Dental School.  Click here to learn more.

 

Early orthodontic treatment

Concerned about your child's teeth? Worried that he or she may need braces, but uncertain when the best time will be for them? Bring your child to Dr. Alborzi for an initial exam, and get your questions answered.

With over 20 years of experience and a gentle touch, Dr. Alborzi will give your child an early orthodontic examination. She can answer all of your questions, and help you to determine if and when braces will be right for your child. She will design the best treatment plan for a lifetime of straight and beautiful smiles.

Click here to find out about early orthodontic treatment for children.

Corrective Jaw Surgery

Sometimes it can't be helped, and corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) is needed to handle an abnormality of the jaws and teeth that interferes with chewing, sleeping or talking. When surgery is needed as part of your treatment, Dr. Alborzi will carefully plan your surgery and post-operative orthodontic care to make sure that you finish with a beautiful, healthy smile. Click here to learn more.


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FAQ

Got questions about braces and orthodontics? Dr. Alborzi's got answers. Click here to get immediate answers to some of the questions we are frequently asked.

Caring for braces

Once you have braces, you need to take special care of your teeth. There are certain foods that you'll need to avoid and you'll need to take extra care brushing and flossing. Click here to find out how to take care of your teeth and braces.

Emergency care

Patient comfort is very important to Dr. Alborzi and the staff. Click here to find out what to do if you have an orthodontic emergency.

Retainers

Once your teeth are straight, they will want to shift back towards their original position. In order to maintain the excellent quality of your treatment, Dr. Alborzi will craft special retainers for you. Click here to learn more about retainers.

Dr. Alborzi's glossary of orthodontic terms

Dr. Alborzi has created a glossary to help you understand some of the terms used in orthodontics. Click here to visit our glossary page.

Call (650) 288-0316 to schedule an appointment with either our San Mateo Office or our Half Moon Bay Office or click here to request an appointment online.
Free introductory consultation with Dr. Alborzi.

 

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