A graduate of Stanford University and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Bella Shen Garnett is among the few board-certified orthodontists in San Francisco. She stands out among her peers-she is not only the most experienced Invisalign doctor in San Francisco, she lectures nationwide for the company. She also actively participates in studies and research to help the Invisalign technique continue to advance. Dr. Garnett is the top Invisalign® provider in San Francisco/Marin. She is also a Super Elite Invisalign® Provider and among the Top 1% Invisalign® providers in all of North America. In 2016, Dr. Shen Garnett was voted by her peers as the Invisalign Case Shoot-out Winner!
Dr. Garnett sincerely cares about every one of her patients. At your consultation, she will present every possible treatment plan option and discuss the pros and cons of each. Dr. Garnett will spend time getting to know you and understanding your specific orthodontic needs when she first meets you.
Once you’re in treatment, she handles your care and monitors every case closely. Her genuine concern for the well-being of each patient is unprecedented. If you have questions about your treatment, she is easily accessible by phone or email.
A native of San Francisco, Dr. Garnett attended the Katherine Delmar Burke School, San Francisco University High School, and Stanford University. She graduated cum laude from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and continued her residency there to earn a Master’s in Medical Science.
An avid philanthropist, she has done volunteer work every week for the past 25 years. While completing her program at Harvard, in 2000 Dr. Shen Garnett founded “Project Bridge,” a dental clinic and volunteer program that provides dental care for runaway teens which was recognized with the prestigious “Community Preventive Dentistry Award 2005” presented by the American Dental Association.
She is also an affiliate member and in the process of becoming a full member of the Angle Society. The society is likely the finest collection of clinical orthodontists in the nation, who gather on a regular basis. Membership in the Angle Society occurs by invitation only; it is a challenging orthodontic organization to join and remain active in. Its member orthodontists are the best clinicians and most highly respected by their peers, as evidenced by the cases they presented in order to become a member.
Dr. Shen Garnett is an Invisalign professor at the University of the Pacific. She also lectures for Invisalign and Propel Orthodontics to educate orthodontists nationwide to on how to use the system. Her magnetic personality, charisma, and honestly set her apart from others in the field. Dr. Bella Shen Garnett resides in San Francisco with her husband Eben, and daughters Maisy and Lucy.
Achievements and Awards
American Academy of Dental Practice Administration Awards of Academic Achievement, 2001
American Student Dental Association Award of Excellence in Leadership and Service, 2001
Harvard Medical School Dean’s Community Service Award
Katherine Delmar Burke School Alumnae of the Year, 2005
Soma Weiss Research Scholarship and Internal Research Fellowship from Harvard Medical School
Invisalign® case shootout Finalist, 2007
Top 1% Invisalign provider
Associate Invisalign Professor at the University of the Pacific
Invisalign Case Shoot-Out Winner 2016
American Association of Orthodontists
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics
American Dental Association
California Dental Society
Harvard Society for the Advancement of Orthodontics
Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
San Francisco Dental Society