Meet Dr. Tracey

Doctor Stephen TraceyDr. Stephen Tracey chose orthodontics as a profession early on when, at the age of 16, he had a positive experience as an orthodontic patient. "I feel blessed to be part of such an admirable profession," says Dr. Tracey. "I love having the opportunity to change people’s lives. My ultimate goal is to have each and every patient leave our office feeling uplifted, with increased self-esteem, and of course, an incredible new smile!"

Dr. Tracey is a native of Southern California and a graduate of Loma Linda University with a B.S. Degree in Human Biology, a D.D.S. Degree, and a M.S. Degree in Orthodontics. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the World Federation of Orthodontists and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and has been appointed a Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Dental Science. As a pioneer in the application and use of soft tissue lasers in orthodontics, Dr. Tracey is also a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry with proficiency certification in both diode and Er:YAG lasers. Formerly Orthodontic Instructor of the Year at Loma Linda University in 1995, he now serves as Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the University of Ferrara in Ferrara, Italy.

Doctor Tracey Photo CollageAn internationally recognized lecturer, Dr. Tracey has made presentations in 23 countries on six continents. He is the recipient of a United States patent for an orthodontic device and has been instrumental in the development of many of today’s most popular orthodontic appliance systems. Well known for his expertise and involvement with aesthetic orthodontic treatment and emerging orthodontic technologies such as cone beam computed tomography, 3-D custom appliance fabrication, soft tissue laser applications and miniscrew anchorage just to name a few Dr. Tracey has been a featured guest on such television and radio shows as, The Doctors, Best of L.A., Evening Edition, It’s Your Call, and Heartbeat of the City, and as one of the world’s top authorities on invisible aligner treatment was seen frequently in Invisalign commercials that played throughout the country. He has published over thirty articles in a variety of professional publications including the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics and the Mediterranean Journal of Orthodontics, coauthored 6 chapters in 3 different textbooks including the world's most widely used orthodontic textbook Orthodontics: Current Principles and Techniques, and presently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for Orthodontic Products, published by Medical World Communications.

Doctor Tracey with PatientPersonally, Dr. Tracey’s insatiable curiosity combined with his passion for adventure have led him to such diverse places and situations as shark diving in the Bahamas, swimming from Alcatraz to San Francisco, trekking the jungles of the Amazon, summiting the peak of Mt. Rainier, and competing in the Ironman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii.


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