Citrus Grove Orthodontics offers quality comprehensive orthodontic services to address various types of malocclusions and alignment issues. As every patient’s needs are different, we develop customized treatment plans to help them smile confidently. Our goal is to create a warm and welcoming environment where you can feel comfortable receiving safe and effective orthodontic care. We offer various types of orthodontic appliances and options to meet your aesthetic preferences and smile goals. Our team aims to provide each patient with a positive experience from initial consultation to follow-up appointments.
To schedule an appointment or learn more about our services, call us at 562-222-4829 today.
Dr. Brumbaugh is a board-certified orthodontist, originally from Hacienda Heights, CA. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry from UCLA in 2011, continued on at UCLA to earn his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree with honors in 2015, and finished in UCLA’s Section of Orthodontics with his Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master’s degree in Oral Biology in 2018. Every year, he attends annual dental and orthodontic conventions and takes courses to learn the latest advances in patient care. When he’s away from the practice, he enjoys relaxing with his cat Renly, catching up on movies, and exploring LA and Orange County. He hopes to provide memorable experiences for all his patients and maybe even inspire them to join the field!
Are all orthodontists Board Certified?
No. All orthodontists must be licensed to practice, however board certification is a voluntary achievement. In order to become board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), an individual orthodontist is thoroughly tested by a highly respected panel of examiners to demonstrate their orthodontic knowledge, clinical skills and judgment. The ABO certification process signifies a unique achievement.
What is the American Board of Orthodontics?
The ABO is the only certifying board in the specialty that is recognized by the American Dental Association. The ABO was founded in 1929 and is the oldest specialty board in dentistry. The board’s purpose is to elevate the quality of orthodontic care for the public by promoting excellence through certification, education, and professional collaboration.
Why would an orthodontist choose to be board certified?
Successful completion of the examination process demonstrates the orthodontist’s personal commitment to excellence in orthodontics. It exemplifies a doctor’s commitment to continue to keep up to date on the latest advances in patient care. It is a demonstration of their dedication to the specialty and the highest level of personal achievement.
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