Meet Our Doctors

Meet Our Doctors

DrsPassamanoProfile2Meet our doctors, Dr. James Passamano and Dr. Robert Passamano, a father and son orthodontist team located in Irvine, California.  Working together as a team, Dr. James and Dr. Robert create beautiful smiles using Braces and Invisalign.  Our motto is simple, we treat patients like family, and that’s how we hope you feel when you visit us.

Together, Drs. James and Robert Passamano have received multiple Invisalign awards.  They have been published 7 times in Invisalign’s top clinical cases in 2010, 2012, 2014.  In 2016, Passamano Orthodontics was chosen as Invisalign’s “Case of the Month” to educate other Invisalign doctors on how to use the Invisalign product.  Drs. Passamano are also Top 1% Elite Invisalign Providers, which is the highest level for Invisalign Orthodontists.

Dr. James Passamano is in the exclusive practice of orthodontics for over 25 years in Irvine, California.  He received both his D.D.S. and M.S.D. degrees from the prestigious University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California.  After Dr. Passamano received his D.D.S. degree, he practiced as a general dentist for one year before returning to get his M.S.D. in Orthodontics.

Dr. James Passamano is a board certified orthodontist and is an active member of the American Board of Orthodontics, American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, California State Society of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association and Orange County Dental Society.

A long time resident of Irvine, Dr. Passamano coached youth baseball and softball.  He is an avid Angels Baseball fan.  He has been active and supportive of local community and school activities.  He and his wife have two sons and one daughter, Joseph is a dentist practicing in Orange County, Robert is an orthodontist, and Chelsea is an Account Manager for a homecare company in Los Angeles.

Dr. Robert Passamano is an Irvine native.  He received his D.D.S. degree with honors from the prestigious University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California.  He then went on to complete his orthodontic degree at Roseman University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine in Henderson, Nevada as well as receiving a Master in Business Administration.  Dr. Robert runs an Invisalign Mentor program in Southern California to assist other orthodontists and dentists to achieve quality results with Invisalign.

Dr. Robert Passamano is the 2016-2017 Vice President of the Orange County Dental Society.  He is also a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists.  Dr. Robert also spends time doing volunteer dentistry in the local community (Photo at the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Ana and CDA Cares below).

Dr Robert Passamano Volunteer DentistryWhen he’s not in the office, Dr. Robert enjoys spending time with his family and friends.  He is a sports enthusiast with favorite teams being the Angels, Lakers and USC Football.  He enjoys golfing, going to the gym and the beach. He lives in Irvine with his wife.

Dr. Robert is happy to return to his hometown.  He is excited to practice with his dad and the talented staff at Passamano Orthodontics.  He looks forward to continuing the tradition of excellence that started over 25 years ago.