Our Mission

To deliver every patient with a healthy smile

Our Vision

To assist our patients’ with achieving their ultimate oral health goals

Our Core Values

  • We provide a universal approach creating an environment where the most elite dental team in the Bay Area educates and empowers each patient based on mutual trust, respect and understanding.
  • We thrive on innovative and advanced technology by providing our community with affordable, state of the art oral health and wellness services.
  • We offer the highest quality of care by advocating for the well-being of each patient that enters our home because we genuinely care about our patients’ health and comfort.
  • We are committed to assisting you achieve your ultimate oral health goals at Oakland Dental Specialty Center serving Oral Surgery, Endodontics, Periodontics, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry all in one environment.

Meet the Doctors

dr-Karkhanechi

Meet Doctor Karkhanechi

Dr. Marzieh Karkhanechi received her Bachelor’s degree from University of California, Davis after which she moved to New York to attended the prestigious New York University dental school where she received her doctor of dental surgery degree (DDS) in 2003. Dr. Karkhanechi gained experience practicing general dentistry for several years prior to entering the Orthodontic residency program at NYU where she completed her post-doctoral education in orthodontics and received an orthodontic specialty certificate. After graduation, she moved back to California and started her orthodontic career in the bay area.

Dr. Karkhanechi feels extremely privileged to be working in the field of orthodontics where she has the opportunity to create beautiful smiles and ultimately be rewarded by her patient’s satisfaction. Her goal as an orthodontist is to give every child, adolescent and adult a healthy, beautiful smile. Dr. Karkhanechi constantly strives for excellence in her professional life. She embraces todays advanced techniques and stays up to date on the latest orthodontic and dentofcial orthopedic advances by attending numerous continuing education courses and subscribing to relevant professional journals. Her research has been published in leading scientific journal.

Dr. Karkhanechi aims to deliver a higher level of care that fits each individual’s needs. She sincerely appreciates the trust her patients and their families place in her and her team to provide their orthodontic care.

She is a member of a number of dental organizations:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Contra Costa Dental Society

Dr. Karkhanechi currently resides in Danville with her husband Sam and her two sons Darian and Daniel. When she is not working, she enjoys playing the piano, yoga and going on biking trips with her family.