Janet Schrodi DMD, MPH
Orthodontist & Pediatric Dentist
Janet Schrodi DMD, MPH is a pediatric dentist, an orthodontist, and an Invisalign specialist. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UCLA and then went to Harvard University where she earned her doctoral degree in dentistry and a master’s degree in public health. She then completed a residency in orthodontics and pediatric dentistry at UCLA. She has also completed numerous special education courses in Invisalign including the Master’s Course as well as the Aligner Intensive Fellowship.
Dr. Schrodi provides standard braces as well as Invisalign for children, teens and adults! She uses advanced Invisalign treatment method that make Invisalign treatment faster. She can facilitate tooth movement so that people using Invisalign can safely change their aligners every 3 or 4 days instead of changing them every 14 days! This greatly reduces treatment time and allows people to have the smile they want in a much shorter period of time.
As an Invisalign specialist, Dr. Schrodi can use Invisalign to treat complex cases in a reasonable amount of time. Have you ever been told that your orthodontic case cannot be treated with Invisalign? Please see Dr. Schrodi for a second opinion. She treats all teen and adult cases with Invisalign including cases that require extractions, canine exposures and orthognathic surgery (jaw-corrective surgery).
As a pediatric dentistry and orthodontics specialist, Dr. Schrodi can offer truly comprehensive care. She is a proponent of ultra-early prevention and helps prevent babies from acquiring cavity germs. She takes care of all of your children’s dental needs and then can seamlessly take care of any orthodontic needs that arise. In fact, parents will often have their teeth straightened with invisalign or clear braces while the kids have standard braces! For appearance conscious teenagers, Dr. Schrodi specializes in teen invisalign.
Her academic honors include graduating with honors from UCLA and Harvard as well as winning a student research grant from UCLA in 2002 and an AADR student research fellowship in 1999. Results from her study were published in 2002.
Dr. Janet has also won awards in preventive dentistry. From 1998-2000, as an Albert Schweitzer Boston Fellow and as a recipient of an AADS/Warner-Lambert Preventive Dentistry scholarship, Dr. Janet created and implemented a caries prevention program where underprivileged children received oral health education, a visual dental screening and dental sealants using portable equipment.
Dr. Janet is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the San Fernando Valley Dental Society.
As the daughter of Korean immigrants, Dr. Janet is very grateful for the opportunities and the education she has received in the United States. She enjoys giving back to society through volunteer work. Such activities have taken her to Vellore in India, Cochabamba in Bolivia and Ensenada in Mexico. More locally, her volunteer work has been reported in The Bulletin, a publication of the American Association of Orthodontists (2008) and in The Daily News (2009).
Dr. Janet is happily married to her husband Yann who is a native of France and a Professor of Chemistry at California State University at Northridge. Together she and her husband have two children who are pictured here. Dr. Janet speaks French and Spanish.