South OC Orthodontics is a family-friendly practice serving patients of all ages in Mission Viejo! Dr. Carter and our warmhearted crew are dedicated to providing highly-personalized, empowering care to set kids and adults up for a lifetime of strong, beautiful smiles. Partnering alongside you with honest guidance, advanced technology, and an all-encompassing approach to your oral health, we can’t wait to help you beam bright with a bold smile for years to come.
Straightening your smile doesn't mean you have to wait to show it off! Through a series of clear, removable aligners designed just for you, Invisalign makes the process of perfecting your teeth efficient, easy, and oh-so discreet.
With the latest advancements in orthodontics, metal braces are better than ever. We offer light, reliable, and versatile options that will effectively correct your bite and leave you with a smile you feel proud of.
If your little brusher has lost a baby tooth prematurely, we’re here to help! Our gentle space maintainers are designed to keep your kiddo’s permanent teeth in their ideal position, avoiding oral development issues down the road.
Dr. Carter is a passionate orthodontist with over 20 years of experience in his field. He genuinely loves getting to know the incredible families who walk through his practice doors, creating lasting friendships and smiles that span generations. Whether you’re 7 or 97, Dr. Carter is dedicated to making every step of your orthodontic journey feel relaxing, rewarding, and fun. If you’re looking for a caring orthodontist in Mission Viejo, you’re in the most qualified hands with Dr. Carter!