Lingual Orthodontist in San Francisco
From the day he started his practice, Dr. van Bergen has been actively involved in the promotion and advancement of lingual orthodontics. He was associated with the original Ormco Insiders Group which helped develop, design, and advance orthodontic treatment with lingual braces.
Choosing not to lecture or teach, Dr. van Bergen has focused on the clinical aspects of patient care and continues to specialize in treatment with lingual (hidden) braces. Over the years, he has used numerous types of lingual systems while always looking to improve efficiency, comfort, and results for his patients. Dr. van Bergen is currently part of the 3M Golden Circle of Excellence, a select group of orthodontists interested in advancing lingual treatment by helping 3M improve its appliance design and technology.
Dr. van Bergen also has a sub-specialty in management and treatment of TMJ disorder and has been an outside provider for Kaiser Permanente’s patients for decades. Above all, it is Dr. van Bergen’s mission to provide the most comprehensive care for all his patients no matter what type of treatment they choose to pursue.