Dr. Brandan Althof is a native of south Orange County. After growing up in Mission Viejo, he attended UCLA for his undergraduate education. He graduated from UCLA in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with academic honors.
Dr. Althof then graduated from the USC School of Dentistry in 2015. He was honored on the Dean's List, and was President of his dental fraternity, Delta Sigma Delta. During dental school, Dr. Althof treated patients in many areas of Los Angeles, including "Skid Row," the LA county hospital, and the Hollenbeck nursing home. He also treated underprivileged children in various mobile clinics associated with USC. Dr. Althof believes that each patient deserves the best possible care, and has enjoyed serving the families of south Orange County after leaving USC.
He was married in February 2018 to his wife Amanda. The newlyweds love going on adventures together, trying new recipes, and relaxing with Netflix.
Dr. Althof also enjoys pursuing continuing dental education in his downtime. His most recent course certified him as a provider of Botox and Dermal Fillers.
Island Dentistry is excited to announce the addition of their new dentist, Dr. Brandan Althof. Dr. Althof was born and raised in south Orange County, and attended USC for dental school. In the years since graduating, Dr. Althof has returned to south Orange County to treat local familes from San Clemente all the way up to Huntington Beach.
Dr. Althof has been interested in dental health from a very young age. His mother is also a dentist, and has shared much of her dental knowledge with him throughout his life. Dr. Althof has also worked with his hands from a young age. In addition to wood working, he was especially skilled in knot tying on his road to becoming an Eagle Scout.
During his breaks from undergrad at UCLA, Dr. Althof also worked as a lifeguard. His variety of experiences, as well as his friendly disposition can calm even the most anxious patient.
He believes that every patient deserves to be treated like a family member, and looks forward to making the people of Laguna Beach smile!