Shahrzad Prater


Personal Biography

Dr. Prater was raised in Oklahoma City after her parents immigrated to the U.S. She has a son, Sean, and two Papillons named Pappy and PJ. She enjoys spending her free time with her family, exploring the world and all its cultures, and exercising. She also loves trying out new foods and meeting new people.


University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine; Las Vegas, NV


Orthodontics University of Nevada, Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV


Political Science University of Texas at Dallas; Dallas, TX


“I feel that improving smiles for my patients allows me to influence their lives in a positive way. I enjoy talking with my patients and their families and learning their beautiful life stories, because we all have a beautiful story that deserves a beautiful smile.”

Personal Favorites

Dr. Prater’s favorite movie is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory because she loves the success story of Charlie as the underdog character. Her favorite place is the Palace of Versailles.

Professional Association

American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, California Association of Orthodontists, San Diego County Dental Society, California Dental Association