Your first visit to San Mateo Orthodontics establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. At that visit, we obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know your orthodontists. We take the time to understand your concerns and answer all of your questions. To understand what to expect from your first visit to our practice, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures.

Mission Statement
Dr. Tom Ellerhorst and Dr. Katherine Kieu welcome you to San Mateo Orthodontics. The goal of our orthodontic team is to efficiently deliver the most beautiful, healthy smiles possible in a fun, caring, and family-orientated atmosphere. We are passionate about our profession and it shows with every new smile.
We work ever day to earn your confidence and trust. We place your satisfaction as our highest priority and offer flexible payment options because we realize that orthodontics is an investment into your future.

Patient Forms
Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit:

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What To Expect
Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.

Driving Directions

Directions: We are conveniently located less than a mile north of downtown San Mateo at 256 N. San Mateo Drive, Suite 1, (corner of N. San Mateo Drive and E. Santa Inez, one block South of Poplar Ave). There is parking on the street or in our parking lot located on E. Santa Inez.