Dr. Tanjaya (also known as “Dr. T” by her patients) is thrilled to join The Dental People as our in-house orthodontist, and we hope everyone will give her a warm welcome! You’ll be sure to appreciate her meticulous, detail-oriented nature throughout the treatment process, as well as her ability to elevate patient care with artful, cutting-edge techniques. She won’t rest until she’s left you with a functional, aesthetically pleasing, and stable smile. If you’d like to learn more about her, just keep reading below.
Orthodontist – Katy, TX
Get to Know Dr. Justine Tanjaya
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
Dr. Tanjaya attended the University of California, Los Angeles for her Ph.D., her Master’s, and her Orthodontic Specialty Certificate. After graduation, she decided to move to Texas to practice orthodontics, which is how she ended up as a member of our team. She already loves the local Houston area!
What Kind of Advanced Dental Training Do You Have?
Dr. Tanjaya is an American Board-Certified Orthodontist, which requires additional education, rigorous testing, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Outside of orthodontics, she is also heavily involved in various craniofacial and bone biology research projects. She has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications and received prestigious awards for her research from multiple orthodontic/dental associations, including the American Association of Orthodontics and the International Association of Dental Research.
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
In her free time, Dr. Tanjaya really enjoys going on culinary tours and exploring off-the-beaten-paths of nature with her Corgi stumper Ivy. Being of Indonesian-Chinese descent, she is very excited to explore all that Houston has to offer in terms of multicultural experiences and art performances. She hopes to get good recommendations for beautiful places to visit from her patients.