Dr. Sean Carlson is a Board Certified Orthodontist who received his dental degree from Harvard University in 1994. He received both his orthodontic specialty training and his Master of Science degree on Oral Biology from the University of California at San Francisco. Dr. Carlson is an Associate Professor of Orthodontics at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He has received several academic research awards and has published numerous orthodontic articles and abstracts. Dr. Carlson has served as a Senior Investigator in the Craniofacial Research and Instrumentation Laboratory at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He has been at the forefront of 3-D imaging technology since it was first introduced to the orthodontic profession, He developed and introduced the Visual Craniometric Analysis (VCA) to aid clinicians in designing more appropriate treatment plans and to improve their understanding of treatment success.