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Our caring and friendly staff provide world-class orthodontic services.

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South Bay & Torrance Orthodontist's

Treating Children & Adults with Damon Braces & Invisalign

Eckhart Orthodontics welcomes Dr. Rita to the team!

Dr. Rita is a Board-Certified Orthodontist and served as the Clinical Director at UPenn. Dr. Rita's mission is to serve patients of all ages with great orthodontic care to obtain a smile they will love for a lifetime! The first thing you notice about Dr. Rita is her enthusiastic personality, when she meets you it’s as if you’ve known her forever; Dr. Rita really makes you feel at home. She is an expert in high-level orthodontic techniques, with a gentle touch. Dr. Rita is on the board of the American Association of Orthodontics and West Los Angeles Dental Society. Dr. Rita stays current with the latest in cutting-edge orthodontic technology to improve the overall health of her patients and bring them a confident, healthy smile to be proud of. We cannot wait for you to meet her—we know you will love her as much as we do!

James Eckhart has offered orthodontic treatment in the South Bay since 1975. Dr. Eckhart and his friendly and caring staff are at the forefront of orthodontic treatment. Dr. Eckhart is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and accepts most insurance and dental plans.

Services

  • Complimentary orthodontics exam
  • Invisalign virtually undetectable braces
  • Damon braces
  • Snoring Treatment

Help from a Passionate & Dedicated Professional

Dr. Rita Chuang trained at Cornell University, USC, and UPenn and has received numerous awards for her academic achievement, commitment to community, leadership, vision of excellence and compassion for patients.

Dr. Eckhart grew up in Torrance, California, and was active in the Boy Scouts, attaining the Eagle Scout award at age 14. He graduated 8th in his class from South Torrance High School, having played football and having been class vice president. He attended Stanford University on a scholarship and was awarded the pre-dentistry award by El Camino College along with an Associate of Arts degree. He would complete his dentistry degree from the University of Southern California and attain his orthodontics degree from the University of California at San Francisco.

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What Can We Help You With?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder… And also in the smile of the beholden

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What Distinguishes Us?

  • + Friendly, Cheerful, and Helpful Team

  • + Free Consultations Available

  • + Most Insurance Accepted

  • + Been in Practice for 42 Years

  • + Se Habla Espa├▒ol

  • + ValueStar Certified┬« by the Value Star rating company

  • + Happy Customers

  • + Invisalign Elite Preferred Provider

We Have Been an Invisalign Elite Provider

We are proud to have been an Invisalign Elite Provider, a high-level designation assigned by Invisalign. Invisalign is the clear way to straighten teeth using a series of aligners rather than conventional brackets and brands. Learn More About Our Invisalign Services

Get the Most Effective Orthodontic Treatment!

We offer the highest quality orthodontic services for both children and adults throughout the communities of Torrance and the South Bay. You can find out more about our treatments and services in our orthodontics overview. If you are wondering why come to an orthodontic treatment specialist, it is important to remember that when your teeth and your smile are the issues you want to have the best result. We offer a level of training and experience that can help you achieve your personal goal.

Invisalign Logo We can assist you with Invisalign and as we are dedicated to assisting young people in our community with their smile and self-confidence, we offer Invisalign for Teens. Invisalign braces are quickly replacing braces as the method of choice for teenage orthodontic treatment. Dr. Eckhart has been Super Elite Premier Provider of Invisalign, in the top 1% in the world, and has treated more than 2,000 persons with Invisalign as of December, 2016.

If metal braces are preferred or required , we also offer the Damon System, the modern solution for comfortable and quick appliances to align your teeth.

Our friendly staff always give personal, individual care to each patient, whether a child or an adult.

We also offer treatment for snoring, supplying a custom-made comfortable plastic device for the mouth to help keep the airway open during sleep, allowing a more restful sleep for everyone in the bedroom.

We take MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express.

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Hear from Our Happy Clients

  • Past Client Wonderful experience here at Eckhart Orthodontics. My teeth are now perfectly straight and I am way ahead of schedule by almost a year. The service was always great and I appreciated that they not only took care of your teeth but they had a great attitude and were always helpful.

  • Past Client When i first walked in to DR.ECKHARTs office to get my braces i was thinking that it was going to hurt getting them on. I also thought it was going to take a long time to get them removed, but to my surprise it was almost pain less getting them put on and I got my braces off faster than the DR. thought they would. Throughout the whole thing there was great service.

  • Past Client My treatment with Dr. Eckhart was so much more than I had ever imagined. His staff was polite and friendly and Dr. Eckhart always made me feel like if I had any questions or concerns I could ask him at any time. I am so happy with my results and continue to refer my friends and family.

  • Past Client The people that work at Eckhart orthodontics are very gentle, nice, and welcoming. They are good at answering your questions and helping you with your needs. The wait for your braces removal is worth your wait because your teeth look perfect when you get them removed. If you ever need to get braces, or are looking for somewhere this is definitely a place to go.

  • K.K. Dr. Eckhart and his staff are great! I was a patient in my teens for braces and now at 31 for Invisalign (I stopped wearing my retainer and my teeth moved). His staff makes it easy to schedule appointments and is on call for dental emergencies. Thanks for my straight teeth!

  • Past Client I just finished my invisalign and I couldn't be happier with the results. Dr. Eckhart and the staff are all very friendly and every appointment has been wonderful!! I would highly recommend this doctor to any of my friends and family members!

  • Past Client Eckhart ortho was amazing! The employees were really nice. They were very gentle when they were working in my mouth. The staff was just better then I expected. My teeth were perfectly straight and over all I was more then satisfied with my treatment. I recommend this place to everyone . all ages!

  • Past Client Hi! My experience with Dr. Eckhart has been pleasant. I had seen several other orthodontists before deciding to go with Dr. Eckhart, which from the beginning of the consultation day, seemed to be really caring about his patients. They have 2 offices, which can add convenience. The wait usually is not long if you come in on time of your scheduled appointments. About the braces and the results, I am also very happy. My treatment could finish in time as Dr. Eckhart estimated originally in 1.5 years, but since I requested to wear the braces a little longer to close up some minor gaps, the total time was almost 2 years. Now, I can't stop at checking my teeth, and I can totally see that when I talk to people, they somehow look down (or up) to my teeth, which is kinda strange, in a good way. If you think about wearing braces, you just have to do it. It's not bad at all, doesn't hurt, and before you know it, you have a beautiful smile.

  • T.J. The service was great! Everybody was so nice. My teeth were straightened twice as fast as my other friends. I really recommend this business.