490 Post St #1124
San Francisco, CA 94102
Yan Kalika, DMD, MS is a certified specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontics, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics and the San Francisco Dental Society.
Dr. Kalika graduated with honors and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California at Berkeley in 1993, majoring in chemistry. While at Berkeley, he was in the Students Honor Society and Golden Key Honor Society.
He received his dental degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1998. In addition, he completed a fellowship in Washington D.C. in the field of dental health policy. While at Harvard, Dr. Kalika served as president of the American Student Dental Association where he received a national award of excellence. He was a lecturer at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Harvard School of Public Health. He received honors in all clinical disciplines at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, the Soma Weiss Research Scholarship and an International Research Fellowship from Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Kalika completed his orthodontic training at the University of California at San Francisco where he received a specialty certificate in orthodontics and facial orthopedics and a master’s degree in oral biology. He is committed to providing quality orthodontic treatment while exceeding patients and parents’ expectations.
Dr. Kalika is a co-founder and on the board of several companies:
Dr. Kalika also treated the highest number of Invisalign patients of any orthodontists in San Francisco and the Bay Area as well as served as a consultant to Align Technology (the creator of Invisalign) when the company started. He is also international master in chess, which is the perfect kind of critical thinking you want in your orthodontist. Dr. Kalika will be able to find the shortest and quickest way to finish your orthodontic treatment with a beautiful and successful outcome.
Dr. Zhanna Konovalenko, MDDr, DDS, MS is a Board Certified Orthodontist who is highly focused on creating happy and healthy smiles. She is expertly trained in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics with multiple dental degrees from prestigious universities including Charles University in Prague First Faculty of Medicine, The University of the Pacific in San Francisco, CA and The Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, PA. She also obtained her Masters degree in Oral Biology focusing on identifying the causes of the temporomandibular pain to help patients in their suffering. She graduated from all schools summa cum laude and is a member of the prestigious TKU honor society where only students with high academic achievements are accepted.
When Dr. K is not working on creating that perfect smile for you, you can find her changing the world one mind at a time. She is a Certified Life Coach through the Life Coach School focused on providing mental health wellness to the people all around the globe. Dr. K is also a runner and has participated in many charitable races including multiple half marathons and a full marathon. Her desire for adventure has taken her to over 30 countries and she is fluent in 4 languages.
Dr. Konovalenko’s approach is grounded in science, cutting edge technology and an individual approach. She treats every patient like her family member and will take time to understand your unique goals, needs, time frame and financial situation to develop the best plan for that perfect smile you always wished for.