Jonathan Shouhed DDS, MBA
Alpan Orthodontics is proud to welcome Dr. Jonathan Shouhed, DDS, MBA as our most recent Associate! Dr. Johnny (some patients call him that) is a bright, energetic & young doctor who is excited for the opportunity to serve you & your family. He believes in the power of communication & above all else: the honest & loving care of his patients. Dr. J (some other patients call him that) feels that every single patient has a unique face, smile and personality; and that each of those patients deserve a custom treatment plan. Having experience with the most cutting-edge & state-of–the-art technologies, including the Damon System, Invisalign, temporary anchorage devices (TADs) and accelerated orthodontics, allows Dr. J to offer multiple treatment options.
Jonathan Shouhed was born & raised in Beverly Hills, California, attending Horace Mann Elementary School & Beverly Hills High School from grades K-12. Fulfilling his lifelong dream, he continued his education at UCLA, where he earned a Bachelors of Science (BS) in Political Science while receiving a minor in Education. In 2009, after graduating from UCLA with Honors, he began his dental education at USC’s Ostrow School of Dentistry. Dr. Johnny graduated in the top 1% of all dental students nationwide & upon earning his Degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), chose to continue his education by completing a residency in Orthodontics in Las Vegas, Nevada at Roseman University of Health Sciences. At Roseman, Dr. Johnny earned his Certificate in Orthodontics while also completing a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA). During his residency, Dr. J also performed an extensive research study on early detection of Sleep Apnea using three-dimensional X-ray imaging (Cone-Beam Computed Tomography or CBCT). He is currently working on publishing his study in multiple medical journals.
Dr. Johnny is an avid learner, who is always trying to find new experiences. He loves to travel all around the world, whenever he can get away from his orthodontic practice. He is tri-lingual, speaking English, Spanish & Farsi, and is always looking to practice his skills! In addition to traveling for leisure, Dr. J takes personal time to travel & volunteer for dental humanitarian missions in Central & South America, including areas like rural Honduras & Colombia. At home in California, he gives back to his community as much as possible. Over the past 15 years, Dr. J has tutored numerous students from Beverly Hills and the greater Los Angeles area in subjects from english, history, chemistry and physics. Dr. J has been very involved with the Beverly Hills Basketball League as a coach & mentor. Nothing gives him more joy than to help young people grow & become the best version of themselves. In his down-time, Dr. Johnny enjoys playing & watching basketball (his favorite team is the LA Lakers!), finding new & fun places to eat & spending quality time with his family & friends.
Dr. Johnny is excited to be associated with Alpan Orthodontics! “Every one of my patients will be treated like family, since I take a comprehensive, holistic approach to serving your overall needs.” I know that by serving my patients with all of my love & effort, together, we can achieve beautiful smiles and build beautiful relationships.”