What Sets Us Apart

Professional Experience

what sets us apart


  • #1 Experienced “Elite” Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® provider in Tysons Corner, Oakton, Vienna, and Great Falls   
  • More than 18 years of service, and privileged to have created thousands of individualized beautiful smiles
  • Over 15 years of teaching orthodontics: Dr. Garai has been covering clinical and didactic studies at Children’s and Washington Hospital Center’s orthodontic department. Thus, he is always up to date with the latest orthodontic treatments.
  • Lecturing and teaching lingual orthodontics: Dr. Garai has had a special, two-year formal residency training in lingual orthodontics under one of the pioneers of lingual “hidden” orthodontics. He has more than 15 years of experience in treating patients with lingual braces and has been teaching lingual orthodontics at Children’s/Washington Hospital Center Department of Orthodontics since 1998. Dr. Garai has been recognized as “One of leaders in lingual orthodontics in the Washington area” by Washingtonian Magazine. He has presented lingual treatment cases at the National American Orthodontic Association Meeting. Dr. Garai has been featured in NBC 4, A New Me TV show, and News Channel 8.


  • Dr. Garai is a board-certified orthodontist: This honor is awarded to fewer than 25% of practicing orthodontists and demonstrates our pursuit of continued proficiency and excellence.
  • Dental and medical professionals’ orthodontic practice of choice: Our practice is considered the orthodontic practice of choice for other dentists, physicians, and their families. Many medical and dental professionals have trusted us for their families’ orthodontic treatment.
  • Recognized as “Top / Best Orthodontist”
    • Dr. Allen Garai has been voted as Top / Best Orthodontist by other dental professionals:
      • Washingtonian Magazine
      • Northern Virginia Magazine
      • Virginia Living
    • Dr. Garai has also been selected as Top / Best Orthodontist by readers of:
      • Families Magazine
      • Consumers’ Research Council of America
      • NoVA Living Magazine
      • Health and Beauty
      • Washington Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine

Personal Care

  • Our doctors are personally on call 24/7
  • Always listening to give you individualized care
  • “VIP” treatment: We take pride in providing you a first-class service at Garai Orthodontics and regard all of our patients as VIPs while being very accommodating. We strive to let our patients know how important they are to us by being punctual and honoring their schedule. From your initial consultation to your completion of treatment, you will experience our dedication to patient satisfaction. Our staff is committed to providing the highest-quality care possible for each and every patient and family member. We embrace the special relationships we form with our patients, their families, and their other healthcare providers. With two locations in Vienna, VA and Great Falls, VA, Dr. Allen Garai and Dr. Sheira Ramos are able to treat adult and child orthodontic patients from all over Northern Virginia, Washington D.C., and Maryland.


  • We use the latest technology: We employ the most innovative technologies that allow fewer visits, less missed work/school, less radiation and discomfort, and shorter total treatment time.
  • Digital X-rays (less radiation than conventional X-rays)
  • Digital photos
  • Lingual/hidden braces for adults (braces placed behind your teeth), Incognito®, STB, Harmony®
  • Lingual/hidden braces for teenagers
  • Self-ligating braces
  • Innovation R and C braces
  • Premier Invisalign® Provider
  • iTero™ 3D digital scan of your teeth and bite for treatment with Invisalign
  • Acceledent-up to 50% shorter treatment time
  • iBracesVIP Centers (Vienna, Great Falls) Invisalign and invisible lingual braces

Community Outreach

We are responsible corporate citizens, and support our regional community through organizations and events such as:

  • Vienna Rotarian
  • Viva Vienna
  • Vienna 5K
  • Local Northern Virginia PTAs
  • USO
  • Toys for Tots
  • Local sports teams
Best OrthodontistWashingtonian Magazine
Top OrthodontistVirginia Living
Top OrthodontistConsumer's Research Council of America
Best OrthodontistFamilies Magazine
Top OrthodontistNOVA Living Magazine
Top OrthodontistNorthern Virginia Magazine
Top OrthodontistHealth and Beauty Magazine
Top OrthodontistWashington Consumer Checkbook Magazine
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