Dr. Andrew LaFlamme grew up in the Central Valley. He attended UCLA for undergraduate education and then lived in Sacramento for several years. After several years of dental school and residency he is happy to be back in Sacramento with the space and community for his family.
Dr. LaFlamme completed dental training at University of the Pacific and graduated with honors. After graduation, he was accepted into the orthodontics residency at UOP for his specialty training. At UOP he received a comprehensive education in orthodontics that covered everything from the biology of tooth movement to modern treatment approaches.
I became a dentist because:
People, science and healthcare. I enjoy interacting with and meeting new people. The sciences have been my favorite subjects since I was young. Dentistry allows me to use my excitement about biology to work with people to achieve their oral health goals.
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I chose to work with children because:
Interacting with kids is always fun! I enjoy the positive and supporting environment.