Meet The Smilemakers

Welcome to iSmile Orthodontics! Several orthodontists are part of our team, allowing us to offer more convenient and efficient office visits. Our office stays up-to-date with the latest technology, which allows our team to provide state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment. In fact, our team is in the top 1% of Invisalign and Invisalign Teen providers. We invite you to schedule a free orthodontic consultation! A personalized plan will be put together that lays out the cost and timeline for any treatment that is recommended. We have an incredible team who can’t wait to help you work towards your dental goals!

Shahram Nabipour, D.D.S.

Dr. Shahram Nabipour grew up in San Francisco where he completed his undergraduate studies with a degree in molecular biology. Dr. Nabipour received his dental degree from the University of Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in 2003. He completed his residency in orthodontics at the same institution, and in 2005 received his Masters of Science in dentistry and certificate in orthodontics. Dr. Nabipour maintains an interest in teaching and in clinical research, both of which allow him to give patients the most current information and most optimum treatment modalities. He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association.

Tina An, D.M.D.

Dr. Tina An was raised in Queens, New York. She completed her undergraduate studies at Binghamton University to earn her bachelor’s degree in science. After which, she attended Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine for her formal dental training. She then chose to specialize in orthodontics and completed her advanced postgraduate orthodontics residency at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine as well. Dr. Tina is a firm believer in the importance of a confident smile and she is passionate about creating beautiful smiles for patients. She is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association.

Gail Tanksley, D.M.D.

Dr. Gail Tanksley was raised in Long Island, New York. She completed her undergraduate studies at Tufts University with a bachelor’s in biology. Her dental education began at the University of Pennsylvania where she obtained her dental degree. Dr. Tanksley continued her education with a general practice dental residency at North Shore University Hospital, followed by specialty training at St. Barnabas Hospital for orthodontics. Dr. Gail Tanksley is a proud member of American Association of Orthodontists and American Dental Association.

Miang Chneh (Christopher) Teo, D.D.S.

Dr. Christopher Teo was born and raised in Singapore, and completed both international and postgraduate studies in orthodontic and dentofacial orthopedic training at NYU. He is also a diplomat for the American Board of Orthodontics and is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Teo’s treatment philosophy starts with understanding each and every individual patient’s goals and needs, and works hand-in-hand with them to establish and build a balanced, beautiful smile. Having worked as a general dentist prior to his orthodontic specialization, Dr. Teo also has the benefit of a broader approach to his patients’ dental needs and enjoys multi-disciplinary cases which may involve working together with a primary dental care provider, as well as other specialists such as oral surgeons, prosthodontists and periodontists.

When he is not working, Dr. Teo stays physically active, from boxing and tennis to yoga and Pilates. He enjoys traveling with his wife and his beloved rescue dog, from road trips to overseas adventures. At home, he can be found working on his many plants, barbecuing and relaxing on the patio.

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