About the Doctor
Luis E. Martines, DDS, MSD
Dr. Luis Martines is an orthodontist with over 20 years of clinical experience. He received his dental degree at Loma Linda University where he was recognized by both his faculty and colleagues with the “Professionalism Award” for demonstrating those qualities befitting a true professional. In 1994 he completed his Masters Degree in Orthodontics at Indiana University. His research earned him a NASA award for his contributions to space and life science research.
Dr. Martines is a lecturer and clinical instructor at the UCLA School of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics. He has also lectured to several graduate programs and study groups. He is fluent in working with cutting-edge techniques, including space-age wires and the latest generation in braces for gentle teeth movement with great results.
Dr. Martines is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Los Angeles Dental Society.
In his free time, the doctor is an avid soccer fan and has traveled as far away as Tokyo to watch his beloved team win an international championship.