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Dr. Babak Yousefi

Babak Yousefi, DDS, MS is a highly skilled orthodontist dedicated to providing gentle and effective care to patients of all dental backgrounds. A graduate of USC, Dr. Babak Yousefi achieved his Certificate – Master degree in a field that he is passionate about. He believes that excellent oral health begins with education and prevention and has made it his mission to enlighten patients to ways they can take greater control over their own dental health. Dr. Yousefi is committed to continuing education and remaining aware of the latest advancements in oral health and dentistry.

Dr. Todd Walkow

Dr. Walkow graduated with honors from the orthodontic residency program at Harvard University. While at Harvard, he received his Master of Science in Epidemiology from the Public Health School. Dr. Walkow received his dental degree from Tufts University in 1996. As a student there, he served as class president for four consecutive terms

Dr. Walkow has taken an active role in meeting and exceeding the standards of his profession by serving on the Board of Directors for the California Association of Orthodontists (CAO) and Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO). Dr. Walkow previously served as President of the CAO and was selected to serve as a regional delegate to the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) for multiple years.

He specializes in orthodontic treatment for both children and adults. He is also a specialist in treating advanced bite issues and problems with the jaws, having extensive experience in treating orthognathic surgical patients and children with Cleft Lip/Palate.

Outside the office Dr. Walkow enjoys reading, doing crossword puzzles, listening to music, meditating, swimming, taking a long walk or hike, cooking, and spending time with close friends and family.

Dr. Sarah Santos-Rangsuebsin

In January of 2019, Dr. Sarah Santos-Rangsuebsin permanently moved from Madison, WI back to her home state of California with her husband and two children.  Dr. Santos-Rangsuebsin comes to Happy Braces Orthodontics with over 16 years of experience as the lead Orthodontist in a multi-specialty group practice.

Dr. Santos-Rangsuebsin lived in Southern California for over 20 years, from early childhood through her college years, before moving to Wisconsin.  It was during her own orthodontic treatment in California that she developed a strong desire to work in the dental field.  She made the decision to dedicate herself to the pursuit of becoming an Orthodontist.

Dr. Santos-Rangsuebsin graduated with honors from Marquette University Dental School in May 2000, after earning her DDS and MS degrees, and Certificate of Orthodontics.  Dr. Santos-Rangsuebsinwas trained in the most contemporary Orthodontic philosophies by some of the world’s leading authorities.  Her awards include the Pierre Fauchard Academy Outstanding Student Leadership, the MUSOD Family Tuition Grant, the MUSOD Morton Academic Scholarship and the American Dental Association Academic Scholarship.

Dr. Santos-Rangsuebsin is committed to being on the leading edge of orthodontics, including the most advanced treatment technology. As part of this commitment, she has historically been one of Invisalign’s Premier Providers when she practiced in Madison, WI.  In addition, she was voted Top Orthodontists from 2007 to 2017, in Madison Magazine’s yearly surveys.

Dr. Santos-Rangsuebsin believes she has the best job in the world and is grateful to be able to give her patients beautiful, healthy and confident smiles. Dr. Santos-Rangsuebsin enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and twoyoung children.

Dr. Shahin Bayani

Dr. Bayani is a Board Certified Orthodontist who has been in the Orthodontic profession since 2009. He got his DMD degree from Boston University with rank 1st among his class. He had the honor to be the valedictorian of his class in the graduation ceremony. He obtained Alpha-Omega International Dental Fraternity award, Northeastern Society of Periodontists award, Lioyd B. Chaisson award during his education. He is a member of Amicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society for outstanding educational performance during dental school. Dr. Bayani is an outstanding researcher with more than 13 internationally published articles in prestigious journals like American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

After Obtaining his Master degree and Orthodontic Certificate in Florida, He decided to pursue his career in the Los Angeles area. He is an esteemed clinician and is able to give each patient a personalized solution for having a great smile, better function and great stability. He is passionate about his job and loves to get to know his patients besides providing treatment for them. He enjoys playing Tennis, travelling, outdoor activities and reading in his spare time.

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