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Why Choose Us?


  • Harvard educated Orthodontist. 

Dr. Hocking received her Orthodontic Specialty and Master of Medical Science from Harvard University.  Prior to this, she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University, and graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a double major in Biology and Psychology with Honors.


  • Experience.

Before moving to the East Bay, Dr. Hocking spent many years in Orthodontic private practice in the greater Boston area.   


  • Highest quality Orthodontic materials.

We use only the highest quality materials, and braces that are made in the USA!


  • Digital office.

We use digital x-rays, photos, and patient records.  This keeps our patients healthy with much lower dosage x-rays, and reduces the impact on the environment by limiting the amount of paper usage.


  • Clean, beautiful, state of the art office.


  • Location.

We are easy to find!

We are conveniently located in The Shops at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon, CA, where you can also pop into Whole Foods or Target.


  • Convenient morning, afternoon and evening hours available.


  • Flexible, affordable payment options.

0% Interest payment plans.

Range of payment plans to fit your needs from low down-payment options to discounts for payment-in-full.  We accept most insurances.


  • Finally, The Colin Philosophy

What does this mean?  It means WE CARE about you!  We treat every patient the way that Dr. Hocking would want her own son Colin treated.


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