About Dr. Akhavan

Dr. Akhavan is an orthodontist in Chula Vista, California, specializing in providing orthodontic braces for children and adults.

She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California and immediately entered the residency program at the university. There, she earned her masterís degree in Cranial-Facial Biology, as well as her Orthodontic specialty.

Dr. Akhavan has been active in conducting research on treatment outcome at USC, and has been published in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. She is currently involved in the San Diego Dental Society and the Womenís Dental Association. She is also a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists and Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists.

Away from the office, Dr. Akhavan enjoys traveling, reading, yoga and running.