Orthodontist San Ramon
Expert San Ramon Orthodontist

Meet Sandy Bigman, D.D.S., M.S.D.

“Orthodontics has brought so much to my life and I am honored to be an orthodontist. There’s so much power in a smile and I love that I can improve my patients’ dental health and self-esteem. -Dr. Bigman

Board-Certified Orthodontist in San Ramon

Dr. Sandy Bigman is passionate about orthodontics and helping you and your child achieve the best results possible! He's treated more than 10,000 patients ranging from age five to 75 years old, and he can’t wait to help your family along the journey to a healthier smile.

CDABO Council Member

Dr. Bigman is board-certified by the American Board of Orthodontics, an accomplishment achieved by only 22% of orthodontists nationwide. What’s more, he also serves on the Council of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics where he helps encourage, support and facilitate the board certification process for his fellow orthodontists.

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Education

  • The University of the Pacific, B.A. in Biological Sciences, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dental Medicine, M.S.D. in Orthodontics
  • University of California, San Francisco, Certificate in Craniofacial Pain, TMJ Residency
  • Kois Center, Seattle, Washington, Certificate in Kois Specialty
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Certificate in Sleep Dental Medicine

Experience

Following dental school, Dr. Bigman spent two years practicing general dentistry. This gives him the attention to detail that will provide the lasting results you’re looking to see in your child or yourself.

Dr. Bigman has been fortunate to have worked alongside various talented orthodontic experts, during and following his education. In fact, he’s even appeared in the orthodontic journal Orthotown. In 1988, Dr. Bigman opened his practice in San Ramon and has created more than 10,000 healthy, beautiful smiles.

Professional Experience:

  • Bigman Orthodontics, San Ramon, CA | Owner Manager | 1988 - Present
  • Joseph Pomerantz, DDS Orthodontics, Teaneck, NJ | Associate | 1987-1988
  • New Jersey General Laborers Union - Dental Exams, Newark NJ | Associate | 1987 - 1988
  • Drs. Fastabend and Scott General Dentistry, Walnut Creek, CA |  Associate | 1984 - 1985
  • Dr. Randall Gardner General Dentistry, Clayton, CA | Associate | 1985 - 1986
  • Dr. Glenn McCormick General Dentistry, Fremont, CA | Associate | 1985 - 1986
  • Drs. Marks and Morris Periodontal Specialists, Walnut Creek, CA | Hygiene Associate | 1985 - 1986

Academic Positions

  • UCSF Orthodontic Department, San Francisco, CA - Guest Lecturer (2010)
  • PCSO Regional Meeting - Guest Lecturer with Dr. Norman Cetlin (1989)
  • Guilin Stomatologic Hospital, China - China People to People Orthodontic Ambassador (2007)
  • Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea - Guest Lecturer (2010)
  • The University of the Pacific, Arthur A. School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA - Adjunct Associate Professor of Orthodontics (2010-Present)
  • Montefiore Medical Center Department of Orthodontics, Bronx, NY - Guest Lecturer (2008-Present)
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV - Guest Lecturer (2018-Present)

Professional Memberships

  • Academy for Sports Dentistry
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Contra Costa Dental Society
  • College of Diplomates, American Board of Orthodontics
  • World Federation of Orthodontists
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Outside of the Office

When he's not creating unforgettable smiles, Dr. Bigman enjoys spending time with his wife, Neleen, and their children's families: Jason, Amanda, and Hallie, son-in-law Dale, daughter-in-law Yura, and their grandchildren, Braxon and Maela.

They enjoy eating, traveling, and attending sporting events together.