San Mateo and Burlingame Orthodontics

Welcome to Florian Orthodontics! We are excited to be part of your journey to a beautiful smile.

Meet the Team

Dr. Cathy Tao is a board-certified orthodontist with more than 10 years of experience practicing orthodontics.  She completed both dental school and postdoctoral specialty training in Orthodontics at University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). Dr Tao is well versed in all aspects of orthodontic treatments to correct various types of malocclusion. At Florian Orthodontics, our team is dedicated to creating confident and beautiful smiles for our patients. Dr. Tao will listen to your concerns, explain different treatment options and customize the treatment plan to achieve your goals.  Our friendly staff strives to provide our patients exceptional orthodontic care and personalized customer experience. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions about orthodontic treatment.
Headshot of Dr. TaoDr. Cathy Tao
Board Certified Orthodontist

Getting Started


To learn more about the appropriate age for orthodontic treatment, some of the common orthodontic problems as well as the various orthodontic treatment appliances and options, please visit our Treatment page for more detail information.


Our office offers affordable payment plans and accepts most major credit cards and insurance plans. The cost of your orthodontic treatment will vary depending on your individual needs and treatment plan. Our staff will discuss with you the cost of your treatment and each available payment plan option, so that you can make the best choice for you and your smile. We will work with you to create a payment plan that fits your budget, and you will know what to expect before beginning treatment.