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Quality family orthodontics in a convenient and comfortable environment.
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Your Family Orthodontist in Albany, CA

Feel Good. Look Confident. Smile More

Schedule an in-person or virtual consultation at Lai Orthodontics.

At Lai Orthodontics, we’re on a mission to help kids, teens, and adults achieve their best smiles through modern orthodontics and a stress-free experience. Schedule a FREE consultation today.

  • We speak English and Mandarin
  • Learn about your treatment options
  • Visit our friendly office in Albany, CA
  • Enjoy a convenient, affordable process
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Dr. Yu-Ching Lai

Meet your caring orthodontist in Albany, CA.

As a child, Dr. Lai underwent orthodontic treatment to fix her crooked teeth and knows the power of a straight smile. She offers gentle, personalized treatments for the whole family through braces and clear aligners.

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Turn to your Albany orthodontist and Invisalign® Preferred Provider for the best orthodontic solutions under one roof.

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Smiles for all ages!

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Kids Love Us
Children of all ages enjoy visiting our modern, bright office where they can ask questions, learn about treatments and feel comfortable and confident about their care. Additionally, we’re committed to a gentle, conservative, and modern approach.
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Feel Supported
Undergoing any kind of dental procedure can feel overwhelming, but we help ease any nerves from day one. Let us know what you need, and we’ll create an easy and nearly effortless experience for the whole family.
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Personalized Care
You’ve got unique needs and goals, and we’ve got many options to make your orthodontic journey successful and affordable. We offer personalized treatments for children, teenagers, and adults with braces and Invisalign®.

Fashionable & Modern Orthodontics

Discover what a straight smile could mean for you.

With Lai Orthodontics, a straighter, healthier smile may be closer than you think. We’ll find the best treatment for your needs so that you can enjoy a lifetime of confident smiles.

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Discover a teeth-straightening system that works for your needs, goals, and budget. Our orthodontist personalizes each treatment.

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Braces & Retainers

Achieve your dream smile with braces for mild, moderate, or complex misalignment. Then easily maintain your results with an easy-to-wear retainer.

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Straighten your teeth discreetly with Invisalign® clear aligners. They’re nearly invisible, comfortable, and removable for eating, drinking, and hygiene.

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Teen Invisalign®

Help your child feel confident while undergoing orthodontic treatment with Teen Invisalign®. Metal braces don’t have to slow your teenager down.

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Palatal Expansion & Phase 1 Treatment

Make room for straighter teeth and better breathing with a palatal expander. It gently widens the upper jaw during Phase 1 treatment to create a healthier smile in the future.

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Teeth Whitening

Complete your orthodontic treatment with professional teeth whitening. Shine bright as you show off your new smile with complete confidence.

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Welcome to Lai Orthodontics

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Office Location

916 San Pablo Ave, Unit B
Albany, CA 94706

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Extended Hours
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am – 6:00pm (closed the first Friday of the month)
  • Saturday: 8:30am – 1:00pm (one Saturday per month)
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Payment Options
  • We accept all PPO dental insurance plans
  • Flexible payment plans with 0% interest
  • Siblings and parents discounts available
  • Full payment discount in full paying upfront
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Referring Doctors
We welcome new patients and orthodontist referrals from:
  • Albany. CA
  • Berkeley. CA
  • El Cerrito. CA
  • Richmond. CA
  • Emerville. CA
  • Oakland. CA
  • San Francisco. CA
  • Pinole. CA