Meet Dr. Susan So


Dr. Susan So is a caring, gentle, and experienced orthodontist, and has been practicing dentistry and orthodontics for more than 22 years. She earned her dental degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 1997 and her orthodontics certificate and master’s degree in medical science from Harvard University in 2000.

As a board-certified orthodontist, she has met and exceeded the standards of her profession and continues to do so through continuing education courses and professional organizations. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists. She plays a leadership role in the Southern Alameda County Dental Society and serves as president of the board of directors. Previously, she acted as an orthodontic consultant in the craniofacial department at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University.

Prior to practicing orthodontics, Dr. So practiced as a general dentist, hygienist, and dental assistant. After graduation from the orthodontics program, she ran a successful orthodontic practice in New York for several years before moving to California to be close to her family.

Dr. So enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends, running, swimming, biking, sketching, and playing the guitar and piano.

Dr. So’s intent is to create the best smiles using the latest technology in orthodontics, while providing the highest quality of care. She thoroughly enjoys getting to know her patients and hopes to provide a fun, motivational, and positive experience during the process. She believes that everyone deserves to have a beautiful smile. Not only will you look better, but you will feel better and improve your confidence, self-esteem, and quality of life.

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