Dr. Han says that being able to influence people’s lives in a positive way is by far the best part of his job, and he also deeply enjoys getting to know his patients and watching them thrive as the years go by. A board-certified orthodontist with over a decade of experience, he’s ready to help you or your child achieve a straight, attractive smile in the most comfortable and efficient way possible. Before you get started, you can learn a little more about his background below.
After graduating from dental school, Dr. Han went into the U.S. Army, and while serving, he had the chance to watch many types of dental specialists closely. He observed that orthodontists seem to have the biggest impact on their patients’ lives, and he liked how the long-term nature of the treatments enabled the doctor to form a strong bond with everyone they cared for. So for him, his path was set as soon as he got home.
Dr. Han completed his undergraduate education and obtained his dental degree in just five years through an accelerated program at the University of the Pacific. He then practiced general dentistry in the U.S. Army for 3+ years, and after finishing, he completed his specialty training in orthodontics at the University of Southern California. During this time, he also earned a master's degree in Craniofacial Biology.
Dr. Han is married, and he is a big sports fan, so you’ll often find him watching basketball (cheering the Golden State Warriors) or soccer (cheering Real Madrid). He wants all of his patients to know that he practices what he preaches and still wears his retainers every night!