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Meet The Doctors


Eric L. Axelrode, DDS, MSD

Dr. Eric Axelrode received his B.A. in economics from U.C. Santa Cruz. He received his DDS from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco. Dr. Eric completed a year of general practice residency at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Portland Oregon, treating medically compromised patients. He practiced general dentistry in Oakland and San Pablo for three years prior to completing his orthodontic residency at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco. During his residency he earned his certificate and Master of Science in Dentistry. Dr. Eric brings a unique approach in delivering excellent orthodontic care while understanding first hand the needs of the general dentist.

 Dr. Eric is President of the Contra Costa Dental Society for 2016 where he attends meetings to promote dental health within the county and state.  He serves on multiple committees to help promote organized dentistry to serve patients and dentists alike.  He has served on the Board of Directors for the Dental Society for over 5 years and enjoys working with colleagues in various roles.

Dr. Eric and his wife, Monica,  have  two children, Jean-Luc and Leah. He is a native of Orinda and graduated from Miramonte High School. After studying in various places, he wanted to return to his roots to raise a family. Dr. Eric and his family live in Moraga, and enjoy being part of the community both personally and professionally. He enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, skiing and traveling.


Mark G. Axelrode, DDS, MS

Dr. Mark Axelrode received his B.A. in biology from U.C. San Diego. He received his DDS from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco where he was elected to the dental honor society, and attended UCLA for his orthodontic residency where he earned his certificate and Master of Science in Oral Biology. Dr. Mark has been practicing orthodontics since 1994, and enjoys providing outstanding  care to his patients.

Dr. Mark is the proud father of three children: Samuel, Brigitte and Angelique.  In his free time,  Dr. Mark can be found on the golf course, skiing or spending time with his family.