Dr. Bottala has been a certified orthodontic specialist since 1989. He attended the University of Southern California for his undergraduate education, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. After graduating with honors, Dr. Bottala attended the University of Southern California Dental School where he graduated with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1987. Taking his Trojan spirit with him, Dr. Bottala moved to Chicago in 1987 to attend Northwestern University. At Northwestern, he completed two years of advanced education in orthodontics, earning a Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master’s degree in Oral Biology, graduating in 1989.
Dr. Bottala was born and raised in Southern California and was pleased to return home to begin practicing his professional career in orthodontics. Prior to opening his private practice, Dr. Bottala worked in several multi-specialty practices, gaining experience in the treatment of complex cases requiring a team approach.
In 1998, Dr. Bottala established his private practice in Chino Hills, CA, where he has treated many patients of all ages. In 2007, he designed a new state-of-the-art office allowing him to utilize the latest technology in the treatment and creation of beautiful smiles.
Dr. Bottala has extensive experience with Invisalign® and has achieved Premier Provider status, which is only awarded to the top five percent of orthodontists nationwide. He is currently the only Premier Provider of Invisalign in the city of Chino Hills.
Dr. Bottala is also excited about Damon® System Braces. With the Damon System, treatment time is typically shorter than with conventional braces. This revolutionary new approach to orthodontics ensures greater comfort throughout treatment. It's called the Damon Difference and the smiles Dr. Bottala’s patients have received are fantastic.
Dr. Bottala is active in the American Association of Orthodontists, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics, and is a member of the Damon Study Club.
In his spare time, Dr. Bottala enjoys playing tennis, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.