Iezman & Osterman Orthodontics
We also got several different opinions about our kids. We ended up with Dr. Iezman who was so reasonable, straightforward, conservative about interventions, and smart. He explained everything and let us know that my son did NOT need the procedure another ortho recommended (he turned out right), and also let us know that my other son could wait for braces (totally willing to lose him as a patient). His office staff are very competent and nice, but even if you don't go with him, it's worth getting his opinion on treatment.
I have found Dr. Iezman and Osterman to be fantastic with both my kids. They have been conservative and totally reasonable and rational in their interventions, they explain everything in understandable language, they are very competent, and their staff are skilled and super-friendly. The only caveat is I've found their prices to be higher than others, so you may want to compare. They have 2 Berkeley offices and they want you to generally attend one office or the other, so this restricts scheduling a little.
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