Dr. Brian Steinhoff is a native of San Jose and Almaden Valley, and a graduate of the University of Southern California. His achievements included placement on the Dean’s List and membership on the water polo team at USC. Earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of the Pacific Dental School, Dr. Brian was an honors graduate and member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society and the Tau Kappa Omega Dental Honor Society. Out of a class of six, he was one of only two accepted into the University of the Pacific Orthodontic Specialty Program directly from dental school.
Upon earning his Master of Science degree and Certificate as a Specialist in Orthodontics, Dr. Brian joined his father’s practice over ten years ago and currently practices there full-time. In addition, he was an adjunct professor at the University of the Pacific Orthodontic Specialty Program for over five years.
Dr. Brian earned his board certification in 2007. Currently, he is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics as well as a member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Giving local school presentations during National Orthodontic Health Month is just one way Dr. Brian lends support to his community. His other community activities include sponsoring patients’ sports teams and events and participating in the Give Kids a Smile program.
Dr. Brian’s commitment to his field is evident with memberships in many professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Santa Clara County Dental Society, American Association of Orthodontists, and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists. He was a member of the Community Relations and Membership Committees for the Santa Clara County Dental Society.
Dr. Brian and his wife, Melissa, have four children (a son, identical twin daughters, and a younger daughter) and enjoy spending quality time with the family. In his free time, he enjoys reading and travel. Much of his time is also spent outdoors enjoying biking, hiking, camping, and fishing.
Awards and Honors
- Bay Area Consumers Checkbook – "Outstanding Dental Specialist" Voted by local dentists
- NBC Bay Area – "Bay Area Top Doctors and Dentists Award"
- Best of the Bay TV – "Best Orthodontic Practice Nominee in the Bay Area"
- "Neighborhood Favorite"– Nextdoor