Dr. Allen has lived in Carlsbad for the last 15 years and considers himself a SoCal native. He even went to school here, completing his DDS degree as well as his MS Ortho Cert degree at the University of Southern California in LA. He’s a member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO). He’s also been a certified Invisalign® provider for over 15 years, too.
Dr. Allen is one of the best orthodontists in Oceanside and the results he’s able to get for his patients prove it. Dr. Allen is the type of orthodontist that always looks out for his patients—listening, answering, and celebrating every step of their smile transformation.
Dr. Berchtold is a board certified orthodontist that has been in the practice of orthodontics for over a decade. He received his dental training at Virginia Commonwealth University and his orthodontic training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he received his masters degree for orthodontics. He serves in the United States Navy as an orthodontist and has been able to travel all over the world providing orthodontic care.
He loves good food, road biking (which allows him to be able to enjoy good food), fitness, and movies.
As a child and teen, Bridget had braces. Therefore, she completely gets what our patients are going through. For Bridget, straightening her teeth did more than just fix her smile, it boosted her self-confidence. She is thrilled to be able to help Allen Orthodontics’ patients feel the same way.
Kendra isn’t just our practice manager, she’s everyone’s go-to person. With over 20 years of experience in orthodontics, she knows a thing or two about how to not only run a practice but also how to make patients feel welcome and cared for at every stage of treatment. When Kendra isn’t at the office, she spends time at the beach or rides bikes with her husband Joe, her daughter Ivy, and her Jack Russell terrier.
As our financial coordinator, Michelle is the go-to person when it comes to helping people understand their insurance benefits as well as answering any other financial questions they may have. For Michelle, the best part of her day besides spending time with her husband and grandchildren on their farm is seeing the difference an amazing smile can make on someone’s outlook on life.
Alecia loves Oceanside and the people that see Dr. Allen for their smiles. “I love getting to know the patients and being part of their new smile experience,” she says. In her spare time, Alecia likes to go on adventures, craft, decorate, and eat delicious foods.
Jillian moved from Las Cruces, New Mexico to Oceanside, California with their son after her husband, a Marine, was relocated. For Jillian, living in Oceanside is amazing. “I love spending time with my friends and family. And, of course, going to the beach, watching movies, and swimming.” When she’s not helping patients discover their true smiles at Allen Orthodontics in Oceanside, she’s helping Dr. Allen and everyone on the team in any way she can.
Jasmine loves what she does and it shows in the appliances she makes. “Seeing the end result is so much fun! I enjoy the time I get to spend creating appliances in the lab. And then to be able to see the end result – that’s everything to me.”
As our scheduling coordinator, Cynthia makes all of the appointments and keeps everything organized and moving in the office. “I really enjoy being the first point of contact in the office and getting to know each of our patients and their families.” As a self-professed foodie, Cynthia is also our point-person when it comes to picking out a place to eat.
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