Margarita Lachica, DDS

Orthodontist located in San Ramon, CA

About Dr. Lachica

Service, Excellence, and Dedication are core qualities that guide and underpin Dr. Lachica’s practice and her Life.  As an honorably discharged Lieutenant Commander serving her country in the US Navy; as a mother; and a doctor, she has spent a lifetime serving others and others trusting in her.

With passion and warmth, coupled with the skill and dexterity required of her profession, she would be honored to work with you and to support you in your orthodontic needs. A native of Illinois, she graduated from Northwestern University Dental School on a full scholarship from the US Navy, served on active duty for three tours on three continents, then taught at the University of Texas Dental Branch. In 2004, Dr. Lachica started a focus solely on orthodontics and completed her combined 3-year specialty and master’s program at UC San Francisco, ranked 3rd in the country. Not only does Dr. Lachica's extensive experience in restorative and cosmetic dentistry allow her to take on the most complicated multi-disciplinary cases, but she has broad experience in the orthodontic treatment of children, teens and adults.  

In addition to her practice, Dr. Lachica teaches at the UC San Francisco Dental School’s Division of Orthodontics as faculty since 2007, consults for the US Naval Recruiting Command of the Bay Area, belongs to several national and local dental associations, as well as dental study groups.

Dr. Lachica is a very proud volunteer orthodontist for Smiles Change Lives, a non-profit organization that assists underprivileged children receive orthodontic care that their families' could otherwise not afford.  Dr. Lachica has also travels Mexico with the Thousand Smiles Foundation to treat children with facial deformities and orthodontic needs.

Outside of her clinical interests, Dr. Lachica is particularly involved in mentoring young adults interested in careers in dentistry and serves on the panel for Congressional Appointments for the US Naval Academy.

In her free time, Dr. Lachica enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her toddler, Annie.  She also enjoys competing in triathlons, mud runs and silly just-for-fun races.

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Service, Excellence, and Dedication are core qualities that guide and underpin Dr. Lachica’s practice and her Life.  As an honorably discharged Lieutenant Commander serving her country in the US Navy; as a mother; and a doctor, she has spent a lifetime serving others and others trusting in her.

With passion and warmth, coupled with the skill and dexterity required of her profession, she would be honored to work with you and to support you in your orthodontic needs. A native of Illinois, she graduated from Northwestern University Dental School on a full scholarship from the US Navy, served on active duty for three tours on three continents, then taught at the University of Texas Dental Branch. In 2004, Dr. Lachica started a focus solely on orthodontics and completed her combined 3-year specialty and master’s program at UC San Francisco, ranked 3rd in the country. Not only does Dr. Lachica's extensive experience in restorative and cosmetic dentistry allow her to take on the most complicated multi-disciplinary cases, but she has broad experience in the orthodontic treatment of children, teens and adults.  

In addition to her practice, Dr. Lachica teaches at the UC San Francisco Dental School’s Division of Orthodontics as faculty since 2007, consults for the US Naval Recruiting Command of the Bay Area, belongs to several national and local dental associations, as well as dental study groups.

Dr. Lachica is a very proud volunteer orthodontist for Smiles Change Lives, a non-profit organization that assists underprivileged children receive orthodontic care that their families' could otherwise not afford.  Dr. Lachica has also travels Mexico with the Thousand Smiles Foundation to treat children with facial deformities and orthodontic needs.

Outside of her clinical interests, Dr. Lachica is particularly involved in mentoring young adults interested in careers in dentistry and serves on the panel for Congressional Appointments for the US Naval Academy.

In her free time, Dr. Lachica enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her toddler, Annie.  She also enjoys competing in triathlons, mud runs and silly just-for-fun races.


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We accept all insurances!

All insurances are currently accepted at San Ramon Orthodontics. Listed here are just a few of all the insurances we accept! Call our office to ask about your specific insurance details.

Aetna
Assurance
Blue Shield
Cigna
Delta Dental
Guardian
MetLife
Principal
United Concordia