Straty Righellis, D.D.S.

drStraty.pngDr. Righellis is known as a leading orthodontist in the Bay area. Dr. Righellis earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from UCLA and his Orthodontic Specialty Certification from the University of California at San Francisco.  He currently serves as Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry and the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He also lectures at Harvard and Boston University Orthodontics programs.

He is on the FACE (Functional and Cosmetic Excellence) international teaching faculty who teach other orthodontists.

Dr. Righellis is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and maintains memberships in the American and California Dental Associations and the Alameda County Dental Society (Past President). He is also the leader of the Spears Study Club and an active member of several aesthetic dentistry and dental implantology study clubs.  In addition to lecturing on the national and international levels, Dr. Righellis has authored numerous orthodontic journal articles and serves on Editorial Review Board for the American Journal of Orthodontists.

Dr. Righellis and his family enjoy many outdoor activities including stand up paddle boarding, snow and water skiing. 

Evan Brown, D.D.S

DrBrown.pngDr. Evan Brown hails for Michigan, attended the University of Michigan graduating with honors in Electrical Engineering. He switched to his father's profession of Dentistry when he earned his DDS at the University of California at San Francisco.

He attained his Orthodontic Specialty Certification at the University of Rochester in upstate New York.

He has published in Bone Reports for his research of orthodontic forces and effect on the periodontium and was also awarded the TMJ Orofacial Pain award for his research in the field.

Dr. Brown has been affiliated with Righellis and Associates for almost two years ! Those of you who have met him will easily recognize his pleasant, caring attitude with our patients in addition to his diagnostic and technical skills. Dr. Brown has taken the FACE (Functional and Cosmetic Excellence) program, taught by Dr Righellis.

He is a member of the Spear Study Club Network, San Francisco County Dental Society, California Dental Association, and the American Association of Orthodontists.

Dr. Brown enjoys many outdoor activities including wake boarding, water skiing, hiking and snow boarding.

Michael G. Whisler, D.D.S.

Whistler_2013.pngDr. Whisler has been practicing orthodontics in the Bay area for over 25 years! Dr. Whisler attended California State University, Long Beach, for his undergraduate studies, earning a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. He went on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree and Orthodontic Specialty Certification from the University of California at San Francisco.

As an Assistant Clinical Professor, Dr. Whisler previously taught at the University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry.  He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, the California Dental Association, and the Contra Costa Dental Society. He is also an active member of several orthodontic and dental implantology study clubs and is an orthodontic advisor to the Diablo Chapter of the Seattle Study Club.

Dr. Whisler and his wife, Dr. Coni Whisler, live in Danville, have four children and are avid sports enthusiasts. Dr. Whisler has coached baseball and softball for many years and served on the Board of Directors of the San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League.