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Mina Katchooi DDS MSD
Diplomate of American Board of Orthodontics
Dr. Mina is one of the Board Certified orthodontists in San Diego. She has been practicing orthodontics since 2017 and has treated many kids and adults with complex orthodontic conditions such as cleft lip and palate, mal-alignmnets of the jaws requiring orthognathic surgery, impacted teeth, airway deficiencies and treatment of individuals with missing teeth combined with restorative dental treatments. She has extensive experience with clear aligners and other fixed and removable orthodontic appliances.
In addition, Dr. Mina practiced general dentistry for five years and served as affiliate faculty at the University of Washington in Seattle before pursuing her interest in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. She served as chief resident during her orthodontic training at the University of Washington in Seattle, a top-rated orthodontic residency program.
More About Dr. Mina
Dr. Mina’s research on accelerated tooth movement has been published in orthodontic journals, presented in major orthodontic meetings, and awarded by the American Association of Orthodontics. She has served as a contributing editor for the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, Quarterly Bulletin, and as a recognized reviewer of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Dr. Mina’s clinical work and research in orthodontics has earned many awards, including the American Association of Orthodontics Thomas M. Graber Award of Special Merit, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics Annual Case Presentation Award, and American Association of Orthodontists Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award.