About Us:

  • Meet Dr. Andrews
  • Meet Our Team
  • Our Office
  • Contact Info
  • Meet Dr. Sara Andrews

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    Dr. Sara Andrews, formerly known as Dr. Sara Asghari, received her D.D.S. degree, Magna Cum Laude, from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry. She completed her Orthodontic specialty training at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), one of the most prestigious orthodontic programs in the world. In addition to her orthodontic certificate, Dr. Sara Andrews obtained a Masters of Science (MS) degree in Oral Biology and Craniofacial Sciences from UCSF. Dr. Sara Andrews is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), which means that she has successfully completed the ABO examination and certification process.

    In addition to prowess in the orthodontics, Dr. Andrews is trained in the fields of TMJ dysfunction management and treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) using oral appliances. Her Masters of Science thesis involved research on OSA as it relates to craniofacial structures.

    Dr. Andrews is known by her patients for her gentle and caring demeanor and conservative approach to orthodontic care. She genuinely cares about every one of her patients, and listens to their needs. At your initial consultation, she will be sure to listen to your concerns and present to you the best treatment options including pros and cons, so you can be confident in your treatment decision. There is nothing Dr. Sara enjoys more, than to make a difference in her patients'; lives, and to see them smile with confidence.

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    Outside of private practice, Dr. Sara Andrews enjoys community and professional leadership involvement. Dr. Andrews is on the board of San Mateo County Dental Society (SMCDS) which is a local chapter of California Dental Association (CDA). Along with other board members, Dr. Andrews is involved in strategic planning for the dental society's operations, and engaging local dentists. Dr. Andrews is also an active member of the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce, and the San Carlos Belmont Mothers' Club (SCBMC).

    Dr. Andrews has been practicing orthodontics for the past since 2010 in the Bay Area, and she has finally realized her dream of starting her own practice on the Peninsula. Dr. Sara Andrews lives in San Carlos with her husband, Ryan, and their daughter Laily. They love the bay area and all the wonderful activities and cultural diversity that it offers. Outside of smile design, Dr. Andrews enjoys hiking, jogging, dabbling on the keyboard, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.

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  • Meet the Team

    Lauren - Treatment and Scheduling Coordinator

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    Lauren has been working in customer service for eighteen years with the last seven years being in the medical/dental field. She enjoys helping people and strives to provide a welcoming and friendly environment for patients. She feels very fortunate to be a part of Andrews Orthodontics and the care and quality that Dr. Andrews and her office offers.

    In the orthodontic field you get the opportunity to see amazing transformations and results with not just a smile, but with their confidence as well and knowing that we are a part of that, is golden.

    In her spare time Lauren loves spending time with her husband, her two stepsons and her family.

    Mohita - Dental Assistant

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    Mohita moved to the United States in November 2015 form New Delhi, India and since then she has been an integral part of the American dental system as a volunteer and a dental assistant.

    Mohita met Dr. Andrews for her own orthodontic treatment. By the end of her first visit, Dr. Andrews' charisma and confidence had convinced her that she was at the right place! Mohita is proud to be associated with this practice that delivers highest standard of orthodontic care, giving top most priority to their patients, while upholding strong ethical values.

    Besides working at Dr. Andrews practice, Mohita is also working on her dental school applications with the aim of getting a seat in the coveted International dental programs. In Mohita's free time, she likes to capture the various shades of Bay Area through the lenses of her camera and exploring different cuisines with her husband.

  • Our Office

    High-tech, Clean, Green

    We are proud to offer our patients the highest quality of service in our brand new, fully remodeled 2100 square foot office with cutting edge technology. Because our office is brand new, we are fully compliant with the latest California building codes, and energy conservation. The bottom line is that we maximize patient safety and comfort in a feel-good, clean, and energy-efficient environment. Here are some of the top features of our office:

    • Our brand new digital X-Ray machine is the latest in dental imaging technology, offering the highest diagnostic quality at the lowest radiation dosages. We take pride in minimizing radiation to our patients. To learn more about our machine, click on the link below: Sironausa: ORTHOPHOS XG 3D
    • We use independent pure filtered water units in our clinical bay which is free of bacteria and fungi as compliant with the ADA guidelines. Many older offices use public water lines which can harbor colonies of microorganisms. To learn more, please visit: ADA: Dental Unit Waterlines
    • We use a medical grade disinfectant to wipe down all clinical surfaces after each patient visit.
    • We use only Latex-free gloves.
    • We offer our guests Wi-Fi internet and a refreshment counter in the reception room.
    • We have plenty of patient parking for your convenience.

    We look forward to meeting you, and we hope that you'll love our office as much as we do!

  • Contact Information

    • Location: 990 Laurel Street, Suite A, San Carlos, CA 94070
    • Phone: (650) 620-967
    • Fax: (650) 620-9681
    • Email: info@AndrewsSmiles.com

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Office Hours:

  • Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday-Sunday: Closed

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