Meet Dr. Fotovat

Introducing Dr. Mehdi Fotovat


As a board certified orthodontist, Dr. Fotovat has provided care to the Los Angeles / San Fernando Valley community for over 25 years. He received his dental degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry, as well as an orthodontic degree from the University of Connecticut.

He is a frequent lecturer to fellow orthodontists and general dentists. He is also a former clinical instructor in the Department of Orthodontics at UCLA School of Dentistry.

A second-generation dentist, Dr. Fotovat strives for excellence in everything he does. Dr. Fotovat enjoys rewarding experiences clinically, academically and in the area of research. He has had the opportunity to work with NASA’s space research division at Ames Research Center.

Dr. Fotovat earned the Wolcott Operative Award for Excellence in the field of operative dentistry through the doctoral program at UCLA School of Dentistry.

The high standard of orthodontic care Dr. Fotovat provides is enhanced by his status as an Invisalign Diamond + Provider and a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Fotovat is an active member of:

  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • World Federation of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • San Fernando Valley Dental Society
  • Angle Society

Dr. Fotovat constantly strives for excellence in his professional life, while enjoying an active personal and family life. He enjoys traveling, scuba-diving, and most of all, spending time with his wife and 2 daughters.