Braces for Children and Adults
Weekend Hours Available!

Welcome to Embrace Smiles

Orthodontics in Saratoga CA

Welcome to Embrace Smiles Orthodontics, a boutique orthodontic office conveniently located on the border of Saratoga, Cupertino, and West San Jose! Dr Chong is a Specialist in Orthodontics and Periodontics for Children and Adults. We are also proud to offer convenient weekend appointments! The Embrace Smiles Team is proud to serve the communities of Saratoga CA, Cupertino CA, San Jose CA, Los Gatos CA, Mountain View CA, Sunnyvale CA, Palo Alto CA and Los Altos CA.

What Sets Us Apart?

Every patient is unique. We pride ourselves in taking the time to understand each patient’s needs and go the extra mile to ensure each patient fully comprehends their treatment options.

We make treatment fun and worthwhile! Your overall patient experience is of utmost importance to us. From the moment you enter our office for your first consultation, we strive to build a lifelong family-oriented relationship – and be the team you will continuously rave about to friends and family!

Only 1 in 3 orthodontists are American Board Certified. Dr Chong attained her American Board of Orthodontics Certification, composed of a rigorous written and an oral examination where each candidate’s treatment outcomes are critically evaluated. Being a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, the first specialty Board recognized by the American Dental Association, shows the commitment Dr Chong has to delivering the highest quality of care to her patients. Why choose a Board Certified Orthodontist?

Advanced treatment approaches and cutting-edge technology. Dr Chong received 11 years of education from the world-renowned Ivy League institution, University of Pennsylvania. After graduation from dental school, Dr Chong spent 4 additional years of residency, becoming certified in both Orthodontics and Periodontics. Dr Chong is one of only a few dual-certified specialists in the world. The additional training in periodontics has given Dr Chong the skill set to successfully treat children and adults with significant bite discrepancies by employing the most recent technologies backed by evidence-based research.

Dr Chong is proud to offer her patients the most advanced intraoral scanning technology. This means we are a completely impression-free practice, no more mess or gagging! In addition, Dr Chong’s office is equipped with a state of the art Panoramic/Cephalometric/3D Cone Beam Computer Tomography (CBCT) machine with the lowest radiation dose on the market. With 3D technology, Dr Chong can make important and comprehensive treatment recommendations on your overall dental health.


  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine – Specialist Certificate in Orthodontics & Periodontics, Masters of Science in Oral Biology (MS)
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine – Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D)
  • University of Pennsylvania – Bachelor of Arts in Biology (B.A.)

Family Oriented Practice

We know that dental care can be intimidating for children, so all our office systems are family-oriented to provide our younger patients with treatment catered to their needs. Our office philosophy is that both adults and children deserve to feel that their smiles are healthy and attractive. We tailor our approaches to dental care to suit your individual family’s dental care needs.

To learn more about our practice, take a look around our website. Call us or fill out our appointment request form to schedule your appointment today!

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Embrace Smiles
12280 Saratoga Sunnyvale Rd Suite 101 Saratoga CA 95070
1-408-805-9198 USD Cash, Check, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Most Dental Insurance Plans
Cherissa Chong Doctor