What Sets Us Apart

Our team truly cares about YOU and we cannot wait to make you feel welcome! All your questions will be patiently answered, your treatment will be unique, and you will be part of our family from your very first visit. There is no better team in Orange County and it is our team's mission to provide the very best orthodontic experience in every way. Brace yourself for a beautiful smile!

Exceptional Results

  • Dr. Barkate and Dr. Nehi have more than 20 years' experience creating the most beautiful smiles in Orange County.
  • Dr. Barkate was voted Best Orthodontist in Orange County by his peers in Coast Magazine.
  • Dr. Barkate was voted Ladera Ranch's Favorite Orthodontist in Ladera Ranch Magazine
  • Experienced, honest, caring... we always do what is best for our patients!

Orthodontic Excellence

  • Board Certified Orthodontic Specialist
  • Diplomat, American Board of Orthodontist and Dentofacial Orthopedist
  • Advanced training for children and adults with advanced training in early childhood orthodontics.
  • Dr. Barkate lectures at UCLA on early childhood treatment.
  • Dr. Barkate is an Invisalign® VIP Platinum level Premier Provider, a distinction awarded to only the top 5% of doctors, making him the experienced, expert choice in Orange County.
  • Dr. Barkate received the Excellence and Highest Ethical Practice Award from the Academy of Dental Sciences.
  • Our team has received advanced training, exclusively in orthodontics, are CPR trained and regularly attend continuing education courses to maintain the highest orthodontic care.

Personal Service

  • Dr. Barkate, Dr. Nehi, and our team really care about YOU! All your questions will be patiently answered, your treatment will be unique, and you will be part of our family from your very first visit!
  • Our goal is to make you smile from the moment you arrive. There is not a better team in Orange County!

State of the Art Technology

  • We are proud to be a VIP Diamond level Provider of adult, teen and child Invisalign® Premier Providers.
  • State of art iTero scanner for Invisalign. No gaggy, messy impressions.
  • We offer Damon™ braces, designed to shorten treatment time, require fewer appointments, and achieve the same great results at no extra cost.
  • Advanced nitinol and thermal arch wires decrease treatment time and increase patient comfort.
  • High-speed curing lights decrease time to put your braces on.
  • In-office records and photo lab make starting treatment faster.
  • State of the art digital X-rays reduce exposure and increase safety.
  • We use the most modern sterilization equipment and procedures.
  • We offer clear Damon Braces, the most aesthetic braces available.
  • Clear retainers and bonded retainers are available to maintain your new smile.

Fun! Fun! Fun!

  • Our Barkate Nehi Bucks program offers fantastic prizes and engages our younger patients.
  • We have a video game area for the children (and the big kid in all of us!)
  • Office contests are always in progress to celebrate the joy in life!
  • Colored bands are offered to wear your pride for your favorite school, team, holiday, or just for fun!
  • Toys and balloons are available for younger siblings!
  • Discover something new each time you visit!

Our Team's Vision

Our team's vision is to provide the very best orthodontic experience in every way. We are committed to providing healthy and beautiful smiles in an enjoyable and fun atmosphere with an emphasis on personal service and quality care for our orthodontic family. We consider it an honor and privilege to serve our patients with respect, compassion and dedication to excellence in orthodontic care.

Schedule a complimentary exam at Barkate & Nehi Orthodontics today!

invisalign the clear alternative to braces invisalign for teens the clear alternative to braces damon smile more than straight teeth inbrace itero intraoral scanner  american dental association member american association of orthodontists