“I love my work as an orthodontist, it is my profession, my hobby, and my passion. I enjoy coming to the office every day and spending time with the wonderful and amazing families in our practice. I feel blessed to be a member of the orthodontic profession because it allows me the opportunity to improve the lives of others.”
Dr. Stepovich’s expertise is backed by extensive specialized education in his field and with outstanding credentials. He graduated with honors and winning the Dean’s Award from the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry, ranking in the top 1% among all dental school students in the United States. From there, he went on to continue his specialty training at the prestigious UCLA School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, earning a Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master of Science in Oral Biology degree. Upon graduation from orthodontic school in 1989, he then entered private practice, and also was chosen for a teaching position in the UCLA Department of Orthodontics, where he spent 4 years teaching the art and science of orthodontics to the next generation of orthodontists. Dr. Stepovich is the past president of the UCLA Orthodontic Alumni Association, and he completes many hours of continuing education every year, far exceeding the amount required by the profession.