Dr. Sara Andrews received her D.D.S. degree, Magna Cum Laude, from University of California, Los
Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry in 2010. She completed her Orthodontic specialty training at
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), one of the most prestigious orthodontic programs in
the world, in 2013. 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. Only about a third of all orthodontists in
the country are board-certified, and Dr. Andrews proudly brings her patients the best quality of care
by having obtained this qualification.
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.
She prides herself on delivering the absolute best results for her patients in the shortest amount of
treatment time, and optimum patient comfort. 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 the 2019 president of the San Mateo County Dental Society (SMCDS), a
local component of the 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. Sara Andrews lives in San Carlos with her husband, Ryan, and their two daughters. 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.