OrthoGrace Dental

Dr. Joe Medellin, DDS

Owner

I like helping people. Whether they are in pain or just unhappy with their smile, I know that when we are done, they will feel happier and look better!

Dr. Medellin is a native of Bogota, Colombia, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) from Colombian Republic University. He then went on to study orthodontics for an additional three years at The Dental and Orthodontic Association for Research and Teaching in Mexico.

Dr. Medellin moved to California 22 years ago, and while he waited to validate his dental license in the US, he worked as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. During this time, he also worked as a quality control supervisor at a dental lab. In 2011, Dr. Medellin relocated to the San Fernando Valley, where he met his wife, started a family, and opened OrthoGrace Dental in Northridge. Dr. Medellin is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Medellin and his wife, Yvette, have two beautiful children, Isabella and Max, and they love spending time together as a family. Dr. Medellin also enjoys playing basketball and watching soccer.

5-Star Treatment!!
5-Star Treatment!!

I had a stand-out experience with Dr. Medellin and his team at OrthoGrace Dental and couldn't be happier! I went in with an unusual request: I wanted some cosmetic work done on a front tooth crown that was twenty years old, and being an artist type, I wanted to make it stand out--I wanted gold. Dr. Medellin came up with the perfect solution: an open-face gold frame. I thought about it for a week and as soon as I decided it was right for me, they took my impressions and sent them to the lab right away. Dr. Medellin has lab experience himself--and he even had to do some convincing--the lab didn't want to do it! But he worked it out with a former colleague and they figured how it could be done; I'd gone to the right man for the job.

Each appointment was smooth and professional, and the work turned out excellent! The design, quality of craftsmanship, and implementation were all beautiful, and at a price point that I felt was reasonable and fair for such a procedure. I love it more all the time. Thank you Doctor Medellin and team!

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