Our mission is to deliver the finest quality care to our patients in a warm, comfortable and fun environment.
Sun Orthodontics is the place for you and your family's orthodontic needs. We provide a full spectrum of orthodontic treatments for adults and adolescents from minor tooth movement to correct spacing, crowding, thumb sucking habit to major skeletal discrepancies which may require extraction or orthognathic surgeries. We understand how important a straight, beautiful smile is, which is why we offer the state-of-the-art appliances and revolutionary services. We use only the latest procedures and technologies such as digital photography and radiology, self ligating brackets (Damon, Innovation), Invisalign. Our highly qualified staff will treat you with the courtesy and respect that you have come to know and expect when you visit us at Sun Orthodontics. Our caring and personable staff is always willing to answer any questions you might have. We want your visit with us to be as comfortable as possible, and we strive to continually serve you better. Our reception area has a Playstation 2 with 25 different games, cable music, up-to-date magazines, and a quiet environment where patients can relax. Soft, soothing music plays throughout our treatment area. Blankets and water are also available upon request. We sponsor an annual patient appreciation party and hold several office contests throughout the year. We thank you for choosing Sun Orthodontics.
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San Diego, CA
American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, California Dental Association, San Diego County Dental Society, San Diego Orthodontists Study Club
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Dr. Melanie Duong has been creating beautiful smiles for 25 years. Dr. Duong received her B.S. degree in Chemistry, magna cum laude, from University of Arkansas. She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at University of Alabama where she ranked in the top ten of her class. Dr. Duong practiced general dentistry for eight years in the United States Air Force prior to specializing in orthodontics. Dr. Duong attended the top-ranked University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned her postgraduate degree in orthodontics.
Our doctor's numerous university honors include the Dean's List, Phi Beta Kappa, Chemistry Scholar, Outstanding Undergraduate Honor Research, Omicron Kappa Upsilon First Prize, Best Basic Science Table Clinic, Oral Pathology Award, and American College of Dentistry Award. While stationed in Germany, Dr. Duong was recognized by the Assistant Surgeon General for rendering superb dental care to a high-ranking foreign dignitary. She was also featured in the Air Force Dental Corps recruiting posters and brochures. As a business owner, Dr. Duong has been listed in the American Directory of Who's Who in Executives and Business several times. She also earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Recently, Dr. Duong's practice is the proud winner of the 2009 San Diego Award as the best in local business in the orthodontics category, 2010 America's Top Dentist, and 2011 Top Doc San Diego Award.
A published author and public speaker, Dr. Duong maintains memberships in several professional organizations including the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, California Dental Association, San Diego County Dental Society and the San Diego Orthodontists Study Club. In her personal time, she enjoys travelling, photography, flower arranging, dancing and painting.