Tanna Orthodontics


Meet Your Team

Nihar Tanna, D.D.S., M.S.

Our specialist, Dr. Nihar Tanna, has been creating beautiful smiles since 2003. Dr. Tanna received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and Master's degree in Orthodontics from West Virginia University School of Dentistry in Morgantown, West Virginia.

He was elected to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society and is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics, California Dental Association and the Tri-County Dental Society.

Dr. Tanna resides in Yorba Linda, California, with his wife, Nilima, and their three children, Ruchika, Shreya and Vivek.

Our Staff

At Tanna Orthodontics, we are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our treatment team is a Registered Dental Assistant, and our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars on orthodontics, OSHA guidelines and personal development.

  • Darlene Avitia

    I love seeing our patients on a daily basis and watching them grow over the course of their treatment. Not only do we get to have an awesome working relationship with everyone that walks through our door, but we are able to make lasting friendships. The most important aspect to me is treating all of our patients as I would my own family. Our office is very warm, inviting and FUN!

    Valerie Cotroneo

    I'm here to help you and your family from your first appointment wih us. I've been in the field for about 11 years and I can say ortho is my passion. I love that I am able to help patients begin their journey to a perfect smile! When I am not in the office, I enjoy spending time with my family and a good movie.

  • Ashley Riddle

    I have been working with Dr. Tanna for about 4 years and I couldn't be happier! Dr. Tanna and our Team are awesome and so caring. I will do my very best to make sure your visit with us is as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Tanna Orthodontics is like family, and we see our patients as if they are family as well.

    Brittany Lopez

  • Both staff and patients have a great experience at our office! I love seeing the confidence patients gain by the end of their treatment. When not at the office, I enjoy spending time with my daughter.