About Dr. Maryam

       Dr. Maryam Bakhtiyari is a highly skilled general dentist with extensive experience in orthodontics. She treats patients of all ages and specializes in solutions for sleep apnea and TMJ disorders. She graduated from UCLA with a degree in biochemistry and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. She holds a master of excellence certification, the highest academic achievement, from the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. She was the first female in the world to be board certified with the International Board of Orthodontics and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. Her practice is Manhattan Beach Orthodontics. When she is not treating patients, inventing ways to achieve optimal health and beauty, or lecturing to fellow professionals, Dr. Maryam enjoys painting and spending time with her husband and two children in their farm.