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Jonathan “Dr. J” Shouhed, DDS, is a highly skilled orthodontist who provides exceptional treatments for his California patients in Los Angeles and Culver City at West LA Orthodontics.

Dr. Shouhed was born, raised, and educated in Los Angeles, graduating in 2009 from the University of California Los Angeles and earning his dental degree at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California.

He relocated to Henderson, Nevada, to complete his residency training in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at the Roseman University of Health Sciences, where he also earned a Master of Business Administration. He returned to Los Angeles to improve the smiles of his hometown community.

At West LA Orthodontics, Dr. Shouhed treats his patients like family and follows a treatment philosophy that emphasizes a conservative approach. He only recommends procedures for his patients if he believes that they’re absolutely vital to their oral health.

Dr. Shouhed prides himself on using the most cutting-edge technologies so that he can provide his patients with the safest, effective, and highly customized treatments available in modern dentistry and orthodontics.

In his spare time, Dr. J enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. You can also catch him coaching youth basketball at the Beverly Hills Basketball League on the weekends or volunteering at Friendship Circle for special events. Dr. J believes in community and he spends a lot of his time giving back to the community he serves.

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There are plenty of different reasons why patients should see an Orthodontist such as Jonathan Shouhed, as opposed to a general dentist for orthodontic treatment. There are a lot of dentists that can put on braces, but Orthodontists have the skills, experience, and training to straighten teeth properly. Here are some reasons why you should see an Orthodontist vs. a Dentist in West LA.


At West LA Orthodontics, we don’t let anything get in the way of your treatment. Accommodating schedules, customized treatment options and friendly customer service is just a part of what we offer. Your experience at WLA Orthodontics is all about you, and that’s exactly what we focus on.


Everything is changing. Payment options should too. That’s why we offer flexible financing options. Each individual has specific needs, with a unique treatment plan. Please don’t let financial concerns keep you from learning more. Our team will work with you and help find an option that fits your budget.


All treatment plans include a free orthodontic consultation, a set of records (photos, 3D bite scan and x-rays), a complete diagnosis of bite concerns, regularly scheduled appointments as well as any comfort visits, a set of orthodontic retainers that come with one year of follow-up appointments.

Friendship Circle of Los Angeles

West LA Orthodontics is proud to support The Friendship Circle’s cause by donating to them a portion of each and every patient’s payment!



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    At West LA Orthodontics, we treat patients of all ages, from all backgrounds. Our team believes that every single person deserves to have a beautiful smile. That's why we make each patient's smile our biggest priority.




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Words from our patients

  • Google

    To say Dr. J is the greatest is an understatement. I’ve seen multiple orthodontists (had braces twice), and the others just don’t compare.

    Celeste W.
  • Google

    I am so grateful to Dr. Shouhed! I came to him after I lost my retainer and my teeth had shifted, and he has been solely intent on insuring I have the best smile.

    Jeffrey P.
  • Google

    Dr. Jonathan Shouhed has proven to be one of the best orthodontists in the city. We have always been very happy with both his work and his highly professional staff.

    Jude M.
  • Google

    West LA Orthodontics is the best place to get braces/Invisalign. Would highly recommend to family and friends!"

    Joanna R.
  • Yelp

    My consult here was amazing with Dr.J and Joanna! They were telling me all about the process of my braces; I felt comfortable and ready to start .

    Xiomara L.
  • Yelp

    His whole staff is beyond what you would ask for from an orthodontist; I actually look forward to coming to the office!

    Johnny R.
  • Yelp

    They helped me get financing for the treatment and I was able to set up a follow up appointment to get started. I cant wait to get the smile I've been dreaming about!!

    Liz R.
  • Yelp

    Dr.J not only fixed my smile but also gave me a sense of confidence. I definitely recommend anyone Dr. J.

    Robert C.
  • Yelp

    I visited Dr. J for a consult and was immediately blown away at how knowledgeable and honest he is.

    Anahi H.


8929 Wilshire Blvd, STE 220

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Phone: 310-954-2202


Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed