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.
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