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Dr. Farooq Ahmad
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Farooq Ahmad, DDS, MBA

Hi, my name is Dr. Farooq Ahmad, a California native who grew up in Orange County. After graduating from Tustin High, I attended Cal Poly, SLO and majored in Aeronautical Engineering. My dental education was earned at NYU College of Dentistry and I completed my dental residency at St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital in Utica, NY. I received my MBA from UC Irvine. I am a general dentist who practices orthodontics. My dental office in Vista is limited to Orthodontics, TMJ treatment and dento-facial Orthopedics....



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Nadine
Financial Coordinator

As a treatment coordinator, my main job is to educate the patient about orthodontics and their options. I’ve been in dentistry for 20 years with some back-office experience as well as Assistant office manager experience. I look forward to helping you get through the ins and outs of orthodontic treatment as well as assisting you in achieving a smile that is out of this world.

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Naidy
Front Office

Hi, my name is Naidy and I'm the first face you will see when you walk into our office! I will help you schedule appointments and answer any questions you may have about your treatment. I love meeting new people, and I look forward to helping you get the best treatment available.

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Aidet
Registered Dental Assistant

Hi my name is Aidet, I have been an orthodontic assistant for three years. I enjoy meeting new people and building relationships with our patients.

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Susie
Registered Dental Assistant

Hello my name is Susie. I’ve been in the dental and orthodontic field for 20+ years. I love what I do and love making your smile become the smile you wish it to be. Stop by and say hi.

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Mayra
Registered Dental Assistant

Hello my name is Mayra, I have been working in the orthodontic field for about 10 years. I love what I do in making patient's have a great smile. I have a black cat named Roxy. I love doing indoor cycling and going on hikes, I also enjoy reading poetry and my favorite drink is Matcha.

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Jenny
Registered Dental Assistant

I have been an orthodontist assistant for 4 years. I started off as a patient at Brackets Wires and Smiles, later became interested in the orthodontist field, so I went to a program to become a dental assistant. I have been working with Dr. Ahmad for five years. I am currently a full-time student at CAL State San Marcos working on my bachelor's degree for general biological science. I enjoy working with patients and getting to know them and perfect their smile. I love going on hikes and walks on the beach.

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Heather
Registered Dental Assistant

Hello my name is Heather, and I’ve been an RDA for a little over 10 years. For the past 10 years I've worked in both general dentistry as well as orthodontics. When I'm not working I generally like to read comics, fiction, and literature. I collect records and on a sunny day you’ll catch me outside rollerskating.