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Gary Lau, D.D.S. , M.S.

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San Carlos Orthodontics (Orthodontist) is based out of San Carlos. San Carlos Orthodontics values your feedback and has received 78 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 from patients. Click on the Post Review button to share your comments.

Jose C.

Amazing Dentist, took good care of me for 5 years before I left for the military. Really appreciate everything him and his team did, from the reminders to the reschedules when I was busy. If you want someone who knows his job extremely well Gary is the guy.
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Tony D.

As a child, I had gone through wearing braces and eventually a retainer. Then as I progressed throughout adulthood, I stopped wearing the retainer. My teeth started getting crooked, so I consulted with Dr. Lau. I have been very satisfied with the orthodontic care he has provided. He is personable, attentive, and willing to educate me when I ask questions. Many thanks!
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Nadya C.

I was a patient at San Carlos Orthopedics for my Invisalign treatment. My experience from the moment I walked into the office for the first time till the final checkup a couple of days ago has been excellent. Dr Lau and his entire team are incredibly professional, attentive, friendly, and accommodating. Appointments were always smooth and on time, I never felt rushed. The office is meticulously clean and organized. I am really happy with the results of the treatment, my teeth look great! I highly recommend Dr. Lau and his practice!
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Phillip L.

I went to Dr. Lau after my former orthodontist towards the end of my invisalign treatment went out of business and left me with no instructions on how to go about my treatment. From the outset, I knew Dr. Law was a pro, and he laid out my options for the remainder of my treatment. He was caring and thorough, and I felt taken care of (much different than what I had experienced at my former orthodontist's office). Thank you, Dr. Lau!
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Anthony W.

I had an absolutely amazing experience at San Carlos orthodontics. From a practical standpoint I got my teeth straightened and looking good, despite having started with some fairly large problems. Everyone is extremely helpful and supportive throughout the process and even years later I am glad to go back and chat with the amazing friendly staff when I get my retainer checked. Highly recommend:)
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Joelle P.

Dr Lau and his team are not only very professional but also very nice. They make you feel confortable, my kids liked to go at his office. Results beyong what expected, by following all the advices during the process. The office is really clean, patients feel safe. We hope to find the same service where we are moving, but I have some doubts!
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Deena T.

I can't say enough positive things about my experience with Dr. Lau and his team. The front desk staff and technicians are super friendly, and Dr. Lau is hands-down one of the best doctors I've ever worked with. He took his time to always answer any questions I had, explain treatment thoroughly, and never left me guessing or unclear about any elements of my treatment. I'm so happy with the results of my Invisalign treatment, and even more grateful I had the opportunity to work with Dr. Lau and the team! Thank you all.
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Laura S.

Dr. Lau is a patient, detail oriented, and a very kind and caring person — all of the qualifications one wants in an orthodontist. I enjoyed each visit and the new smile he gave me.
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Lisa V.

We have had such a great experience at San Carlos Orthodontics. Dr. Lau and his staff are fantastic. They are extremely accommodating, patient and able to efficiently relay your child’s progress and how the process goes. We are very grateful for the care that they have given to our children and highly recommend using them!
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ELSHAWN C.

Dr. Lau is the best orthodontist. He is very gentle, friendly and extremely nice. He must be a great leader and role model for his staff because everyone in the office is nice like him. Appointments are always on time. Love the yummy, warm, delicious cookies I get after my visits, too. I ended up taking off my braces 1 year earlier than scheduled, how awesome is that. Thank you, Dr. Lau! You are the best!
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Natalie

Dr. Lau is an excellent orthodontist. He has been treating three of us (two kids and 1 adult) and we've all seen dramatic improvements. He is a perfectionist, which is exactly what I want in an orthodontist. He and his team are also kind, courteous, patient and flexible. They have gone above and beyond to take precautions for the health and safety of their patients and of their own staff as they reopen their office.
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Dalton M.

Dr. Lau transformed my teeth so quickly! He is truly a perfectionist when it comes to your teeth and will always go the extra mile to make sure you are happy with your smile. I have been going to the San Carlos Orthodontics for some time now and everyone who works there is so nice and caring. Would highly recommend going here if you are looking to get a great smile!
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Halbert A.

Dr. Lau and the team at San Carlo Orthodontics were amazing to work with and I would highly recommend them for orthodontic care on the Peninsula. I had never had braces growing up but as my teeth continued to shift around in adulthood, I decided to get Invisalign. Dr. Lau did a great job explaining the proposed treatment plan and really made me feel at ease about the process. Everything went as Dr. Lau envisioned and I couldn't be happier with the results. I'm now the proud owner of straight teeth, a better bite and an overall great smile! Thanks Dr. Lau and team!
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Dương T.

I cant say how grateful I am to dr. Lau and his team. They did a excellent job straightening my teeth and fixing overbite part and I am really satified with my teeth right now. Even though I just had a limited time in the US, dr. Lau tried his best to give me the best result and I really appreciate his effort and also his patience and care. Besides, staff there are really friendly, welcoming and helpful. I always felt comfortable coming there for my appointments.
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Jeff W.

I can't say enough about Dr. Lau's wonderful office. I'm a physician myself and I asked my most trusted colleague whom I should see about initiating the process for aligners. Despite having local orthodontists closer to me, my colleague recommended that I visit Dr. Lau's office for care. I couldn't be happier. The office is gorgeous, the staff are outstanding, and the care is absolutely top notch. Thank you Lacy and Desiree for going above and beyond to accommodate my appointment and for your kindness and expertise throughout the process. I am beyond impressed and pleased with my experience at this office. Fantastic from start to finish!
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Jessica L.

Dr. Lau and his team are AMAZING!!!! I love my teeth❤️
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Jay W.

Dr. Lau and his team are terrific. I just finished my Invisalign treatment. Thanks to them my teeth look great and are ready to chomp! They answered all my questions, were very patient with me along the way, and were able to work around my always changing job schedule. They made it easy. I highly recommend Invisalign for adult patients. It's super convenient and the time goes by fast. All you have to do is wear the trays and not too many hours off. Wish I did it sooner, but glad I signed up with Dr Lau. He gave great advice!
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Wenyun Z.

Dr. Lau and his staff are very kind, thoughtful and professional. The office is always very neat. Dr. Lau is very patient. He explained the plan carefully and discussed with me for getting the best and fast result I was looking for. I ended up finish my treatment on the early end of the estimate Dr. Lau gave to me (of course, I am a good patient who always follows his instruction.) They have fair price and a very good staff who handles insurance well. I highly recommend this place.
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AJ

Dr. Lau and his staff were all very friendly and treatment progressed smoothly despite the covid restrictions. I chose to do Invisalign instead of traditional braces so the treatment was more expensive but Ann and Dr Lau accommodated us with a good financial plan. My checkups were thorough and relaxing as I conversed with the staff on how things are with the braces or school and such. Very happy with my excellent experience with San Carlos Orthodontics and loving my improved smile!
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Alison B.

Dr. Gary Lou and his staff were all very nice and welcoming. I felt very comfortable during my appointments and am really happy with the results of my orthodontic treatment. Scheduling an appointment was very easy and the appointment reminders were very helpful.
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Sherry M.

Great place, great atmosphere and great staff. I have twins that both needed braces. The first place I went wanted to start both of my children at the same time. The staff didn’t make me feel confident in their work and the price for both was outrageous. I was referred to Dr. Lau and he and his staff was amazing and welcoming. He didn’t want to start my daughter until all her adult teeth came in. This is something that the other office did not inform me about. It also helped me financially as well. 2yrs later both my children is out of braces with a beautiful smile going into high school. Thank you Dr. Lau and your staff for such a wonderful job on my kiddos.
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Maya P.

Everyone was very friendly and I had a great overall experience.
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Lily C.

I couldn't be any more happy with the results of my orthodontic treatment. Dr. Lau, Ann, Marni, Lacy and Anna are just an amazing team to be around. At every visit, they're always happy to greet me and remember everything that I've talked to them about the previous time they saw me (which is usually 4 to 6 weeks prior). Dr. Lau was open and honest with my treatment and how long it would take. The entire process himself and his team have been very open and patient with answering my questions. Thank you so much San Carlos Orthodontics for taking care of me! I'm SO happy with my final result :)
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Rebecca S.

I love Dr. Lau's office. Dr. Lau and staff all have a wonderful demeanor. the office has just the right amount of text reminders and have enough appointments later in the day so that you don't have to miss school!
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Jordan B.

I had a very welcoming experience with this place and everyone there is professional and friendly.
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Karen J.

Dr Lau and his team were so wonderful during my treatment. The whole process from my initial consultation to treatment completion has been incredibly smooth and seamless. All my questions or concerns were addressed swiftly and thoroughly, I couldn’t be happier with my treatment and smile!
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Deanna A.

Dr. Lau and everyone in this office is absolutely amazing. We started with a consultation and my daughter has been a patient since! They are very clear in discussing the decisions for the treatment process and are flexible with their time. Their friendliness has encouraged my daughter to like having braces! I trust them completely and have recommended so many people, each of who feels the same way as I do. If you are in search of an orthodontist, San Carlos Orthodontics is the place you should go!
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Britt B.

Dr. Lau is a caring, highly competent orthodontist. His staff is organized and welcoming. He goes above and beyond his work and cares for the community. At my son's recent visit, I told him I was helping organize a collection of school supplies for the children displaced by the recent Camp Fires. He straight away offered to donate some supplies he had. He came out of the back with an overflowing box of markers and crayons. Then he wheeled them to our car and helped load them up. Thank you Dr. Lau for your compassion.
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Lauren B.

I had a great experience with San Carlos Orthodontics. Dr. Lau is so friendly and really takes care of your needs. The whole team is very accommodating and really make an effort to ensure 100% patient satisfaction.
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Frances C.

Dr Lau and his TEAM are awesome. I am an older patient who required more challenging approaches to get my teeth straightened. He went way beyond what any doc I have ever worked with to help me get the results I wanted. His team is always professional and fun. I highly recommend them.
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Erland F.

Both my sons have gotten braces at San Carlos Orthodontics.Dr. Lau and his staff are very nice.  Their demeanor with my kids was great and their explanation of the issues and treatment plan to us was very thorough as well.Dr. Lau is also a contributor who gives back to the community.  His Treasure Hunter program has been an invaluable experience for my kids.
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Rebecca P.

I love Dr. Lau's office.  Dr. Lau and staff all  have a wonderful demeanor. the office has just the right amount of text reminders and have enough appointments later in the day so that you don't have to miss school!
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Jay P.

I have the worst teeth of anyone in my family. Mouth too small, too many teeth; overcrowded and underdeveloped mouth that I thought was unfixable. San Carlos Orthodontics is magic in a muggle world, where no matter how long it takes, no matter what crazy process needs to be done, you will be safe and sound in their hands. I went there for 7 years to fix my teeth, and I still go back now is to have them check out my retainers, or for a friendly hello, as I got to know them all well over my years of coming. Simple check in process, they explain everything that needs to be done, and you're out in a jiffy with apple juice and a cookie in hand. I highly recommend if your child needs any form of braces, retainer, or invisalign; they'll fix you right up :) couldn't have asked for a better orthodontist
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Kris P.

The entire team at San Carlos Orthodontics is fantastic. I have two boys who have been patients for awhile now, and the front office is extremely helpful. Not only are they helpful and patient with appointment setting, they also are great about striking up conversations with my teens and keeping them engaged while they are waiting in the lobby. The assistants and also Dr. Lau are also excellent and caring and they make the kids feel at ease. I also appreciate the level of communication they provide after each appointment. We'll continue to be patients for years to come, and I'll continue to refer others!
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Mina K.

If you live in the Peninsula and are looking for an orthodontist who you can trust, go see Dr. Lau at San Carlos Orthodontics. You can always count on seeing Dr. Lau when you go in for an appointment. He listens, is friendly, and is super gentle when working on your teeth. His office is really new and clean and welcoming - a large TV with a children’s movie playing and also internet kiosks - and always fresh baked cookies. He also works some Saturdays which is great it’s hard for you to take time off during the weekdays. The first time I went into Dr. Lau’s office for a retainer consultation, I had an inflammation on my gums. Though I didn’t think much of it (though it hurt), Dr. Lau looked at it and said that I should get it checked out immediately by a periodontist. He then personally called several of his contacts in the area to see who could see me the soonest possible. It turned out I had an infection from a wisdom tooth, where the bacteria that was eating away at my bones! While removing my wisdom tooth, the periodontist suggested I also remove the next molar out because the roots were no longer rooted into the bone (that had been eaten up by the bacteria). I wanted to keep as many of my real teeth of course, but was unsure which option was better. When my periodontist asked Dr. Lau for his opinion, he said I should to keep it as I remove it if it becomes necessary in the future. I’m so glad he said that because my tooth is still fine and intact 2 years later! Finally when my mouth healed from the surgery, I went back to Dr. Lau’s office to make a retainer and I’ve been really happy with my retainer and adjustments since then. I'm so glad I found Dr. Lau because I know that he will take great care of me and my teeth!
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Irene L.

I've been wanting to get my teeth straightened out for the past few years since my wisdom teeth shifted all my teeth around so I finally asked around and was referred to Dr. Lau's office. I'm extremely glad because he and his team are very knowledgeable about what needs to be done. I got Invisalign for both my top and bottom teeth and after a little less than a year, my teeth were straight again! During the whole process, Dr. Lau and his team were very professional and constantly kept me updated with how my teeth would be moved and things I need to pay attention to. In the end, I got retainers to wear at night to help keep my teeth from moving. Overall, I would definitely recommend this place to anyone.
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FERYAL C.

We love Dr. Lau and his staff. He is very patient with my kids and never gets tired of answering thousands of questions I ask as a parent. The staff is very friendly and comforting to the kids as well. My kids are 7 and 9 and have to wear retainers. They cannot wait for their next appointment to visit Dr. Lau. The office is set up to accommodate and entertain kids of all ages. Not only is Dr. Lau a great orthodontist, he is also great supporter of the community that he is serving. We really enjoy attending his many events and participating in his competitions. In short, I highly recommend Dr. Lau.
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PlanetCat

San Carlos Orthodontics and Dr. Lau are great. They are very modern, communicate well, work very well with children, and are patient with everyone. The staff is knowledgeable and thorough, and Dr. Lau and his dental staff are excellent. I highly recommend Dr. Lau and San Carlos Orthodontics.
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Amanda H.

My Invisalign process was completed quickly and I am very happy with the results. Staff is kind and helpful and the office is great, I always felt comfortable. So glad to have my smile back!
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Kellan L.

Best orthodontics west of highway 101. Talented and immensely friendly staff.
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Jessica M.

Dr. Lau and his associates are amazing. They are so welcoming from the minute you walk in the door. They are all very knowledgeable and Dr. Lau is always willing to answer all my questions regarding my progress. I had both Invisalign and braces on my bottom teeth. I highly recommend Dr. Lau. In a few years my kids will also be seeing him and I won't think twice about going to him.
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Rachel G.

Dr. Lau and his team are the best! From the time you walk in the door you feel welcomed by everyone. My daughter was extremely nervous about getting her braces and everyone from the front to the back did an amazing at making her feel comfortable. I'm glad we chose to go to an orthodontist over getting braces at her regular dentist office. Dr. Lau was thorough in his recommendations on her treatment plan. He took his time to explain everything. The financial specialist gave several payment options. I appreciated that she made the process so easy and was so sweet. I can't say enough great  things about the entire place. I'm so glad we chose them!!
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Feryal O.

We love Dr. Lau and his staff. He is very patient with my kids and never gets tired of answering thousands of questions I ask as a parent. The staff is very friendly and comforting to the kids as well. My kids are 7 and 9 and have to wear retainers. They cannot wait for their next appointment to visit Dr. Lau. The office is set up to accommodate and entertain kids of all ages. Not only is Dr. Lau a great orthodontist, he is also great supporter of the community that he is serving. We really enjoy attending his many events and participating in his competitions. In short, I highly recommend Dr. Lau.
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Krista W.

I would give Dr. Lau and his team more stars if possible! I absolutely recommend San Carlos Orthodontics.  I saw Dr. Lau for two years for my adult braces and now started taking my son.
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Tejashree K.

My daughter (age 12) is very happy with Dr Lau as her orthodontist. He is approachable to both kids and parents alike. The staff is professional and accommodating. The office is clean and resourceful. I highly recommend Dr. Lau’s practice.
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Ashlee A.

I can't say enough about the staff and Dr LauI'm very particular about customer serviceSitting in the lobby waiting for my turn I happened to notice how incredibly professional the receptionist was not only to each person that entered, but her phone skills were amazingly professional and courteous. Dr Lau never seems to stop smiling and for someone like me that gets incredibly anxious about dental visits or having people touch me, it was a very painless and easy visit as he made me completely comfortable. Literally everyone is so professional, friendly and amazing and those are qualities not often found these days it seems.Definitely Dr Lau and his staff are an amazing group that provide top quality service and careThank you!!
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Courtney H.

Dr. Lao is the best ortho ever!! I am 24 and needed to get retainers to shift my teeth around. He was totally understanding of my concerns and made me feel comfortable the whole time. I have a phobia of dentistry in general and he was super careful and walked me through every process. His office is SO COOL! The staff is incredible--truly the nicest people ever. GO HERE!
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Diana D.

I never had braces as a kid, and as I got older, straight teeth became a bigger deal to me. By the time I went to Dr. Lau, I was already well into adulthood. During my initial consultation, he informed me about the pros and cons of traditional braces versus Invisalign and what results I could expect from each. I decided to go with traditional braces. Dr. Lau said that I would probably have to wear braces for 18 to 24 months. By month 17, the braces were off! Dr. Lau was able to straighten my teeth in less time than we had anticipated, and with the results that I had wanted. He's always professional, friendly, caring, and honest. I highly recommend him to anyone! Tip: brush and floss religiously, always wear your rubber bands as Dr. Lau instructs, and never miss an appointment.
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Tracie H.

We were so lucky to have found San Carlos Orthodontics. Dr. Lau and his team were absolutely amazing. Our daughter is so very pleased when is she started seeing results and so overjoyed with her braces were off, her teeth look beautiful. Thank you.
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Patrick M.

They worked with me every step of the way and are ready to help, even after I've been now released from appointments for my retainer.
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Jason C.

We are very happy with our decision in choosing Dr. Lau as my wife’s orthodontist. We always experience great service from the staff. The process from consultation to starting treatment has been easy and convenient. It’s been only 8 months and we’ve already seen great changes. We highly recommend Dr. Lau!
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Miles B.

This place was great. It definitely was a little rough the first week, but after that it was smooth sailing. I got some good habits out of it as well. All around it was a very nice experience.
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Tejashree C.

My daughter (age 12) is very happy with Dr. Lau as her orthodontist. He is very approachable to kids and parents alike. The staff is professional and accommodating to our needs. The office is clean and resourceful. I highly recommend Dr. LSU's practice.
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Mina K.

If you live in the Peninsula and are looking for an orthodontist who you can trust, go see Dr. Lau at San Carlos Orthodontics. You can always count on seeing Dr. Lau when you go in for an appointment. He listens, is friendly, and is super gentle when working on your teeth. His office is really new and clean and welcoming - a large TV with a children’s movie playing and also internet kiosks - and always fresh baked cookies. He also works some Saturdays which is great it’s hard for you to take time off during the weekdays. The first time I went into Dr. Lau’s office for a retainer consultation, I had an inflammation on my gums. Though I didn’t think much of it (though it hurt), Dr. Lau looked at it and said that I should get it checked out immediately by a periodontist. He then personally called several of his contacts in the area to see who could see me the soonest possible. It turned out I had an infection from a wisdom tooth, where the bacteria that was eating away at my bones! While removing my wisdom tooth, the periodontist suggested I also remove the next molar out because the roots were no longer rooted into the bone (that had been eaten up by the bacteria). I wanted to keep as many of my real teeth of course, but was unsure which option was better. When my periodontist asked Dr. Lau for his opinion, he said I should to keep it as I remove it if it becomes necessary in the future. I’m so glad he said that because my tooth is still fine and intact 2 years later! Finally when my mouth healed from the surgery, I went back to Dr. Lau’s office to make a retainer and I’ve been really happy with my retainer and adjustments since then. I'm so glad I found Dr. Lau because I know that he will take great care of me and my teeth!
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Patricia O.

Dr. Lau is an amazing orthodontist. He provides excellent orthodontia, fantastic customer service, and offers a kind, gentle approach to kids. His staff is wonderful as well, always making the effort to accommodate our crazy schedules. I highly recommend!
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Riva A.

The entire staff is extremely professional yet warm & nice. Dr. Lau is always available for any unexpected emergencies & I am very confident that my kids' dental health is in good hands.
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Sarah T.

I never thought I’d see the day when my teeth were finally straightened out, and I’m so glad that I had this experience at San Carlos Orthodontics. Everyone there is truly invested in making your experience the best it can be; bittersweet to be done with my journey with braces.
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Richard T.

I visited Dr. Gary Lau's office when accompanying my niece for her consultation.  I was impressed with the office reception, as the staff was warm and on point, with cookies and drinks laid out, and game kiosks available for my younger niece to play on while she waited for her older sister to finish her appointment.  I secretly came along because I wanted to get Invisalign for myself, so I wanted to check out Dr. Lau, his staff, and the office.  During my niece's consultation, Dr. Lau clearly explained his approach for the braces.  Seeing the pictures and images on the computer screen from the scans he took gave certainty on what really needs to be done for her treatment.I made an appointment for myself shortly after.  Here I am, ready to spend thousands on Invisalign, and Dr. Lau says I don't need it!  I must admit, that I know my teeth are already straight, but I'm a perfectionist.  Dr. Lau did notice signs that I may be biting down too hard during my sleep, which can result in tension headaches, which I did have!  He recommended a night guard as a possible aid in relieving my migraines and tension headaches so I went ahead and got the molding done.  Dr. Lau is very technical and has soft hands when working.  He explained what he was doing as he was doing it.  No wonder, my niece felt so comfortable and relaxed during her treatment.  Surprisingly, the night guard did relieve the headaches!  I must applaud Dr. Lau.  It's not often you come across a straight shooter that actually takes the time to really listen and see what's really going on.  On top of that, have the ability to provide a solution that works!  If you're a parent looking for an orthodontist for your child, go to Dr. Lau.  My niece absolutely loves it.  If you're an adult looking for straighter teeth, go to Dr. Lau.  We all know what a million-dollar smile can do for one's confidence.  Having experienced treatment from Dr. Lau, I would give him the highest recommendation.  He is a board-certified orthodontist that has all of the state of the art technology, provides comfortable treatment, has a great staff, and most importantly to me, has rare honesty.   It really shows why he is ranked the #1 Orthodontist in San Carlos.
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May H.

Dr. Lau is great. He explains everything that's going on and what's needed. The staff is always friendly.
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megan m.

San Carlos Orthodontics has done such a wonderful job with my orthodontic needs. The staff is so welcoming and nice. I feel like I have been going there for many years. I really enjoy going in for check- ups. Dr. Lau is so friendly and professional. The treatment was fast and I would recommend them to anyone!
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Jamie Z.

Fantastic office with a very welcoming environment!
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Monica M.

Dr. Lau is an absolutely fabulous provider. He is extremely skilled and professional. During our visits, he listened to my concerns and addressed them thoroughly, while demonstrating a caring and sincere approach. My Invisalign treatment is complete and the results are beautiful. Thank you Dr. Lau!
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Gary N.

Dr. Lau is awesome. My oldest needed braces, and it was going to be a long process as her mouth is small and her teeth have no space to grow out. But Dr. Lau explained everything, and made me feel good about the entire process. He is so friendly, and truly has the right touch with kids. Unfortunately, my younger child will need braces too when the time comes. But at least Dr. Lau will be there to help. He and his staff are very thorough, they take the time to listen, and take into consideration all of our concerns with the treatment plan. Definitely all of the things that I look for in a care provider.
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Tim N.

Highly recommend! I went to Dr Lau with interest in getting Invisalign. Dr Lau took the time to thoroughly explain the timing and details of the full process. He also encouraged me to ask questions and had the patience to answer them all, which helped to set my expectations and to understand the pros + cons. I proceeded to get Invisalign through Dr Lau, and have felt taken care of throughout the process. Dr Lau was very gentle with application, ensuring that I was OK throughout each step. He has made it very easy for me to maintain at home by giving me all necessary materials and explanations, all while making it known that he is available to help with any other questions. I am thankful that I am in such good hands with Dr Lau, and highly recommend him for any orthodontic services!
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Diana D.

I never had braces as a kid, and as I got older, straight teeth became a bigger deal to me. By the time I went to Dr. Lau, I was already well into adulthood. During my initial consultation, he informed me about the pros and cons of traditional braces versus Invisalign and what results I could expect. I decided to go with traditional braces. Dr. Lau said that I would probably have to wear braces for 18 to 24 months. By month 17, the braces were off! Dr. Lau was able to straighten my teeth in less time than we had anticipated, and with the results that I had wanted. He's always professional, friendly, caring, and honest. I highly recommend him to anyone!
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Bill E.

Dr. Lau is very knowledgeable, good with young people, and an effective communicator with parents. The office is very well run, they keep to schedules and you don't have to spend extra time waiting. The appointment times have been very convenient and easy to arrange.The office is convenient and easy to access. Most importantly, Dr. Lau is someone you can trust with your child's teeth.
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Vicky C.

If you were looking for the best orthodontist around look no further! 1 year into my second set of braces I can say that this has been a great experience! Every time I think my teeth could not get any straighter Dr. Lau introduces yet another tweak that gets them looking even better. All the employees are fabulous, receptive and warm. I'm so happy I'm almost done, but also will miss them all once I'm done. One more thing. I'm in my 40's and really like that Dr.Lau has clients of all ages! It's never too late to look your best!
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Holly Y.

We love Dr. Lau and his office staff! Always friendly and never have to wait long.
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Marten M.

We have always had a 5 star experience with San Carlos Orthodontics!
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Yvonne M.

My children had a number of consults with orthodontists in the area and we decided to choose Dr Gary Lau . His approach is conservative but effective. He is gentle and thorough with the kids. The entire office staff is nice and knowledgeable with insurance and is eager to help answer any questions. I love that Dr. Lau is very involved with the local schools and communities and it is really clear that he cares about the kids beyond the walls of his office. He is above and beyond of what i would ever expect of a physician. We are very glad to have chosen his practice. Both of my children will have care under him.
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Nicole L.

Dr. Lau made me a new retainer after my old one broke after 15 years. He made the process painless and easy.Throughout the process, when taking my impressions and fitting my retainer, he was patient and showed a lot of care. He consistently asked me whether I was comfortable or if I had questions. I appreciated that he spent time talking to me about my options and made sure I was comfortable with my choices.  In the end I went with a clear tray upper retainer and an acrylic and wire retainer for my lower teeth. The fun part was getting to choose the color of my lower retainer - I went with the gold sparkles and it came out better than I imagined. Now I am excited when I get to wear my retainer! Overall, it is very apparent that Dr. Lau cares and has his patients best interests in mind and I would recommend him as an orthodontist. Other notes:- Super clean office- Very friendly staff- Kid friendly
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Rayna

Absolutely wonderful! We all know how important our smile is, and Dr. Lau will make sure to take care of just that. He is very professional, and it's very obvious that he genuinely cares about each and every single one of his patients. I had my Invisalign done by him, and he was very patient when answering all of my questions and made sure I would be comfortable throughout the entire process! He makes sure to take before and after pictures, so that we can see the difference, and I'm absolutely satisfied with the results! It was such a smooth process, and he was very gentle and thorough till the very end during the removal of the buttons on my teeth. The staff there is just as lovely, and the office is very clean and well maintained. You can stop looking now, just go here :)
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Location

1100 Laurel Street, Suite A, San Carlos CA 94070

Phone: (650) 620-9535

Mobile: (650) 620-9535

Fax: (650) 716-0857

Office Hours

MON 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

TUE - WED 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

THU 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

FRI Closed

SAT 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

SUN Closed

Get in Touch

Email: [email protected]

Call: (650) 620-9535

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