Dr. Glenn Frial, DDS

Dr. Glenn Frial, DDS

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics  ·  
Dr. Glenn Frial, DDS is an orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics practitioner in Laguna Niguel, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from UCLA School Of Dentistry in 1993 and practices orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics, orthodontics, and more.Read his story

28202 Cabot Rd Ste 250

Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

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  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Dr. Frial's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Frial "Dr. Frial grew up in the Orange County area. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he received a Bachelor of Science in biology. Dr. Frial also attended dental school at UCLA, where he graduated at the top of his class and received numerous honors and awards. After his dental training, he went on to specialize in orthodontics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). At UCSF, he earned both a postdoctoral specialty certificate in orthodontics and a Master of Science in Oral Biology. With all the new advances in orthodontic treatments and technology, Dr. Frial feels it is important not only to meet but to exceed the standards of orthodontics. He continuously strives to use the most advanced techniques available. In fact, he was a past consultant and clinical evaluator of new orthodontic products for 3M Unitek, a leading orthodontic manufacturer. Dr. Frial is a past associate professor at the UCLA orthodontic program. He taught at UCLA for 10 years. He was voted "Orthodontist of the Year" by the editors of Consumer Business Review. For several years running, Dr. Frial has been voted a "Top dentist as an orthodontic specialist" by his peers. He was also nominated "Best Orthodontist" by Best of LA as seen on KCOP13 and ION30. Dr. Frial is an active member of the Academy of Orthodontic Excellence, California Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, and American Association of Orthodontists. He served as the continuing education Chairman for the California Association of Orthodontists for several years."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Frial "At the office of Dr. Glenn P. Frial, your smile is our top priority! We are delighted to provide first-class service to you and your family at each visit. We work together to provide personalized service and an enjoyable orthodontic experience. We have helped thousands of people make the most of their smile and we believe everyone deserves the benefits of a beautiful smile."

3  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Orthodontics

16  Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite

31  Procedures

  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bracket Braces
  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Ceramic Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • ClearAligner™
  • ClearCorrect™ Invisible Braces
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Dental Brace
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Aligners
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Extraction Treatment (for Dental Crowding)
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adolescent
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Early
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Simpli5® Clear Aligners
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Surgical Orthodontics
  • Teeth Whitening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • UCLA School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • UC San Francisco Orthodontics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Masters In Oral Biology-University Of California At San Francisco (Ucsf)
    Other Education | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Top Dentist as an Orthodontist Specialist (2005-Present) by peers, 2018
  • Nominated Best Orthodontist by Best of LA, 2010
  • Orthodontist of the Year by Consumer Business Review, 2001
Media & Publications

Dr. Frial has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy for Orthodontic Excellence, Member
  • American Association of Orthodontists, Member
  • California Association of Orthodontists, Member
  • OKU Dental Honor Society, Member
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, Member
  • UCLA Orthodontic Program, Professor

Dr. Frial's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frial to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Frial's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Frial Says:

Thank you so much for filling out the survey. I really appreciate the time you took to provide feedback about your experience at my office. I hold myself to the highest standards and strive to make every patient experience an exceptional one. If you have any concerns, please contact us immediately so we can personally work with you to resolve it.

Best Regards,

Dr. Glenn Frial


Patient Comments (3)

We were referred to Dr. Frial as a result of major complications with our previous ortho. We truly are so blessed to have been lucky enough to be referred to such an amazing team of people. Dr. Frial is the best out there, he is extremely efficient and attentive to both my kids. The office is...more
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Dr. Frial is kind, caring and professional. His office is always clean and welcoming, his staff is polite and helpful and all of my kids' orthodontic care has been excellent. Highly recommend!
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Dr. Frial and his staff are very professional and friendly. He has patients of all ages , young and old, and provides quality care to all.
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