Creating beautiful smiles through the art and science of braces.

At Bloom Orthodontics, we’ve been helping Long Beach families achieve brighter smiles – one patient at a time – for three generations!

Founded in 1966 by Drs. James Loos and Eldor Sagehorn, our practice was built on the idea that service and value are every bit as important as dental tools and orthodontic techniques. The tradition of greeting every person with a smile and encouraging open communication between the doctor and families  continued with Dr. Katsura, who quickly became a favorite with teens, parents, and others looking for straighter, healthier teeth.

Now, as the third generation of USC-trained orthodontists in this practice, Dr. Thao Nguyen Vu will not only continue the traditions that have kept Long Beach families returning each generation, but will also bring the latest orthodontic tools and state-of-the-art technology to ensure that every patient receives the most efficient and effective treatment possible.

While you might notice that we’re bringing you lots of new ways to improve your smile – like Invisalign, Radiance clear brackets, and Incognito lingual braces and other new treatment modalities – you’ll find that we still have a friendly, welcoming staff ready to explain treatment options and answer any questions you might have. And because we accept all major insurance and offer complimentary consultations, you can see what it’s like to work with us without any risk or obligation.

There may be a lot of orthodontists in Long Beach, but there is only one Bloom Orthodontics. If you want the very best in modern, safe, and comfortable orthodontic care, we invite you to make an appointment to come see us today.

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What people say about us

Dr. Vu is great! Very informative and knowledgeable. I felt very comfortable with her treating my son and I myself decided to get my teeth straightened with Invisalign. I am very happy with my results thus far. The office as a whole is awesome, very professional and attentive. All appointments are on time. I highly recommend Bloom Orthodontics.

Robert H.

Dr. Vu is amazing!!!! My mom use to never smile with teeth because she was embarrassed about her teeth. My mom's dream is to have straight beautiful teeth so she moved forward with Dr. Vu. After 18 months my mom is now soooo happy and smiles showing her beautiful straight teeth everyday! Thank Dr. Vu for making my mom's dream come true!!! With my mom's experience I look forward to having Dr. Vu help me with Invisalign since after braces I did not continue with wearing my retainers!

Cherri P.

I just got my braces off after two years and I am so happy with the results! Dr. Vu and her team are so nice and they truly performed a miracle for me! Thank you Bloom Ortho!

Allison C.

This office is excellent for many reasons. First and foremost, Dr. Vu is so talented and knowledgeable. She knows exactly what is she doing. She has graduated from one of the best dentistry schools in the country which is USC. Her assistants, Priscilla and her friends, are nice and easy to deal with. The receptionist is very good and gives you flexible appointments. I would definitely recommend this place to friends and family members.

Ibraham A.

If you’re looking for a great orthodontist, go to Dr. Vu at Bloom Orthodontics. Everyone in the office is pleasant and professional. Amazing client care, and my daughter couldn’t be happier with her new braces!

Crystal H.

USC and UCLA trained, Board-Certified Orthodontist

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