What Sets Us Apart

Drs. McLaughlin and Upatham are certified by the American Board of Orthodontists, and members of the American Association of Orthodontists and San Diego County Dental Society. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve a beautiful, long-lasting smile.

In addition to meeting each patient’s orthodontic needs, we strive to provide a caring environment. We take pride in the personal attention and thorough patient education we provide to our patients and their families. We are committed to a team approach involving our doctors, our staff, our patients, their family, and our patients’ family dentist.

Our office is state-of-the-art.  All patient records are digitally stored for convenience and to ensure privacy.  We use the latest in digital radiography to minimize x-ray exposure, and to achieve the highest quality images.  Our in-house lab and full-time lab technicians allow for ideal quality control and quicker turn around.  Also, for the comfort and enjoyment of the patient and parents, we have flat screen TV’s with headphones and complimentary WiFi access.

Invisalign uses a series of invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners that no one can tell you're wearing. So, you can smile more during treatment as well as after. Invisalign is made with 3D computer imaging technology and has been proven effective. More than 70% of orthodontists in the US and Canada are certified to treat with Invisalign. LEARN MORE

The iTero scanner ensures a more accurate impression from the start, resulting in improved treatment and a more comfortable patient experience. Digital impressions also give you the ability to see your teeth instantly in 3D, improving communication during the consultation and treatment process. LEARN MORE