Stephen Yao, BDS, DDS, MSD (retired)

San Jose Orthodontist
4010 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 105
San Jose, California 95117 US
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4 out of 5 stars Invisalign

College Student with Invisalign - San Jose, CA

I have a gap in my front teeth that I have been wanting to get fixed. I started researching ways to fixed the spacing between my front teeth. My regular dentist told me I need to see an orthodontist. I searched on yield to view local orthodontist in my location. I made appointments for 3 different consultations. Initially before going to the consultation I had no idea about the invisalign...

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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BDS, University of Hong Kong, 1987
    Dental: DDS, University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 1992
    Graduate: MS in Dentistry, University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 1994

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What's the best solution to close my gaps? (photos)

Hi rahel15You have a nice smile :)Just from your picture, you can probably close the space(s) with Invisalign or braces. Those would be the best... READ MORE

Braces After Root Canal and Crowns?

When orthodontists are moving teeth, we are really moving the roots and bone in the jaws. A repaired flat tire still work like a brand new tire but... READ MORE

What Kind of Retainer After Braces is Better, Clear Plastic or Wire?

Clear retainers vs wire retainers...they both have pros and cons! Depending on your particular situation, your orthodontist will recommend the best... READ MORE

How Long Does It Take to Get Braces?

After you have a thorough consultation, we can get you started right away! If you are getting Invisalign, we start by getting a mold of your teeth for... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Yao

Stephen Yao, BDS, DDS, MSD (retired) has shared 2 before and after pictures with 6 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BDS, University of Hong Kong, 1987
    Dental: DDS, University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 1992
    Graduate: MS in Dentistry, University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 1994

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4 out of 5 stars Invisalign

College Student with Invisalign - San Jose, CA

I have a gap in my front teeth that I have been wanting to get fixed. I started researching ways to fixed the spacing between my front teeth. My regular dentist told me I need to see an orthodontist. I searched on yield to view local orthodontist in my location. I made appointments for 3 different consultations. Initially before going to the consultation I had no idea about the invisalign...


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What's the best solution to close my gaps? (photos)

Hi rahel15You have a nice smile :)Just from your picture, you can probably close the space(s) with Invisalign or braces. Those would be the best... READ MORE

Braces After Root Canal and Crowns?

When orthodontists are moving teeth, we are really moving the roots and bone in the jaws. A repaired flat tire still work like a brand new tire but... READ MORE

What Kind of Retainer After Braces is Better, Clear Plastic or Wire?

Clear retainers vs wire retainers...they both have pros and cons! Depending on your particular situation, your orthodontist will recommend the best... READ MORE

How Long Does It Take to Get Braces?

After you have a thorough consultation, we can get you started right away! If you are getting Invisalign, we start by getting a mold of your teeth for... READ MORE