Did you know that "Solana" means sunshine?

We chose this name because we believe in bringing smiles that radiate warmth and happiness while creating a joyful and personal experience at every visit. Join the Solana family on this sunny adventure creating radiant smiles & joyful faces!

Our Mission

Transformative, Personalized Orthodontics

Our mission is clear - you are our number one priority!

At Solana Orthodontics, we give you the highest level of orthodontic care, that fits your busy lifestyle and your unique budget in a fun warm environment. We understand that orthodontic treatment can be a transformative experience, and we want to make it the most enjoyable too. From personalized treatment plans to transparent communication, we strive to create a positive and comfortable environment for our patients.

As a board-certified orthodontist, Dr. Sandra's expertise and decade of practice ensures the highest level of care. With unwavering attention to detail and state-of-the-art technology, we craft smiles that radiate confidence.

Remember, at Solana Orthodontics, we're here to bring sunshine to your day! ☀️

Get to Know Dr. Sandra Nairooz

Your Board-Certified Orthodontist

Dr. Sandra Nairooz's remarkable journey from Cairo, Egypt, to becoming a distinguished orthodontist in the United States is a testament to her determination and passion for orthodontics. Despite cultural hurdles, she pursued her dream of education in America, earning her dental degrees from esteemed institutions. Her artistic inclination and family medical background fostered her commitment to orthodontics, a field where she could create confident smiles and prioritize airway and whole-health-focused treatments.

With a diverse educational background, including degrees from Ain Shams University, The State University of New York at Buffalo, and a fellowship in Orthodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Dr. Sandra solidified her expertise. She even practiced as a dentist for over 5 years before completing her Orthodontics residency program and earning her Master of Science in Dentistry degree at Jacksonville University. Her pursuit of mastery led her to Dr. Richard McLaughlin's prestigious postgraduate orthodontic program. As a board-certified orthodontist, with over a decade of clinical practice, she signifies the pinnacle of dedication to excellence in her field and enjoys sharing her knowledge lecturing in dental societies and teaching to dental students.

Dr. Sandra's vision is embodied in Solana Orthodontics. After practicing for 10 years, Dr Sandra wanted to create a practice that redefines orthodontic care. Her focus extends beyond traditional treatments, emphasizing comprehensive well-being, sleep apnea diagnosis, airway analysis, and patient education. Dedicated to enhancing lives, Dr. Sandra offers airway consultations for all ages. She aims to make orthodontic care seamless for fellow busy moms and create an experience where patients are celebrated as friends and family.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Dr. Sandra finds joy in spending time with her husband, Andrew, and their two kids, Luke and Celine, traveling, and engaging in community service. Her journey represents not only a commitment to dentistry but also a dedication to uplifting lives through personalized, compassionate care.


  • American Board of Orthodontics, Diplomate
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • San Antonio District Dental Society
  • Texas Association of Orthodontists​
  • American Lingual Orthodontic Association
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics
  • International College of Dentists, Fellow


  • Ain Shams University, School of Dental Medicine - Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine - Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
  • UTHealth San Antonio - Orthodontic Internship
  • McLaughlin Orthodontic Program, San Diego, California - Postgraduate Orthodontic Advanced Studies
  • Jacksonville University, School of Orthodontics - Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedics Residency and Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD)
  • Diplomate of American Board of Orthodontics - Board-Certified Specialist - Dr. Sandra is an ABO Board Certified Orthodontic Specialist with years of advanced training and a single focus on the craft of orthodontic treatment.
  • San Antonio District Dental Society - Membership Chair
  • Great Expectation Mentorship Program -  Mentor for Dental Students
  • UT Health San Antonio - Adjunct faculty

Get to Know Andrew Hanna, DDS, MD, FAACS

Your Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Andrew Hanna is a Triple Board-Certified Cosmetic Surgeon and Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon providing care to patients of San Antonio and the Southwest Texas Region.  Dr. Hanna is a highly trained surgeon who has completed extensive residency and fellowship training which provided him with the knowledge and the skill to meet his patient’s expectations. 

Dr. Hanna is a third generation physician who followed in his father’s footsteps to become an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He received both his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) and graduated with honors from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Dr. Hanna completed his General Surgery Internship and Maxillofacial Surgery residency training at the UT Health Science Center and its affiliated hospitals in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Hanna’s passion for cosmetic surgery led him to further advance his training beyond residency. He completed a one year highly competitive Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) dedicated to cosmetic surgery of the face and body.

During his fellowship training, Dr. Hanna has performed more than 700 cosmetic surgery cases of the face, breast, and body. He was mentored by well recognized surgeons in the field of cosmetic surgery.  Dr. Hanna’s understanding of the intricate anatomy of the head and neck, his extensive training in complex reconstructive surgeries of the face and neck has bolstered his acumen for naturally looking facial, breast and body aesthetics. 

Dr. Hanna’s facial cosmetic surgery scope of practice includes Face and Neck lift, Rhinoplasty, Brow lift and Eyelid surgery as well as Skin resurfacing and Hair Restoration procedures. His breast and body practice include Breast augmentation, Corrective breast surgeries, Breast lift and Reduction, Tummy tuck, Brachioplasty, Brazilian Butt lift and Liposuction. Dr. Hanna’s Maxillofacial surgery scope includes wisdom teeth extraction, Corrective jaw surgery, Facial trauma, TMJ reconstruction, Dental implants, and Bone grafting. 

Dr. Hanna has full Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Plastic Surgery privileges at Methodist Hospitals in San Antonio. Dr. Hanna has publications in both Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as well as Cosmetic Surgery literature. He regularly presents on cutting edge topics in the field of Cosmetic Surgery at regional and national meetings. Dr. Hanna was voted by his patients as Texas Best Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. 

Dr. Hanna’s love for his family is nothing less than his profession. He is married to his wife Sandra who is an orthodontist in private practice and blessed with his son Luke and daughter Celine. When not operating, Dr. Hanna enjoys traveling, swimming, playing soccer and spending time with the most valuable people in his life. He also serves his local church community on the weekends.

When you meet Dr. Hanna, he will passionately address all your aesthetic concerns; explain all surgical and non-surgical options that are available to achieve the outcome that you’re looking for. Looking forward to helping you achieve your best natural look!

 Meet Our Team

Our orthodontic team is a remarkable group of individuals who embody care, love, and cheerfulness in all they do. They approach their work with gratitude and a deep appreciation for the opportunity to serve. Building relationships with people is not just a duty but a joy for us, as we thrive on positivity and the chance to make every patient's experience a positive one.

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What to expect

Your First Visit

The New Patient Experience

We want your visit to our orthodontic office to be the best part of your day. From the moment you walk through our doors, you are our number one priority, and we strive to make every experience welcoming and relaxing.

First, we will create a 3D digital impression of your teeth and bite using our iTero® scanner and take a 3D ultra low-radiation radiographic image with a green Vatech CBCT.

Then, Dr. Sandra will do a thorough evaluation of your smile, facial structure, and airway using the latest in orthodontic technology. By focusing on your overall well-being, she will design your personalized treatment plan providing the best care for your needs and desired outcome. Our treatment coordinator will then help you pick a financial option that works best for you and your budget.

We're passionate about taking the time to make sure you understand your options so that you can decide what is the best fit for your needs, budget, and lifestyle.

Same-Day Options

To make the best use of your visit, we can start your Orthodontic treatment the same day. If you need a different date or time scheduled, our team will find the most convenient appointment for you.

We are a fully digital practice, and have everything we need to design your Invisalign® clear aligners, lingual braces, expander, retainers, or start your braces when you’re ready.

The Latest Technology Meets Comforting Amenities

We’ve designed our office with our patients in mind. From our relaxing comforts to our cutting-edge dental technology, you can rest easy knowing that your smile is in expert hands from start to finish.

Charging Stations

Relax and recharge in more ways than one. Our thoughtfully placed charging stations ensure that your devices stay powered up while you indulge in a relaxing orthodontic visit.

Complimentary Beverages

Relax and recharge in more ways than one- Sip away stress with our complimentary beverages and power up your devices with our charging station in our tech bar.

TVs for Entertainment & Education

Immerse yourself and catch up on your favorite shows or explore some informative content during your visit.

Private Patient Rooms

Experience personalized attention in our private patient rooms. Your comfort and privacy are paramount, ensuring a serene environment for your dental care.

Low-Radiation Vatech Green CBCT

This latest technology in ultra-low dose 3D imaging allows Dr. Sandra to thoroughly evaluate your jaw structure, airway, and teeth for the most precise custom treatment plan.

iTero Element 5D Intraoral Scanner

Step into the future of impressions with the iTero Element 5D Intraoral Scanner. Say goodbye to traditional molds, and enjoy a comfortable and efficient scanning process.

Invisalign Outcome Simulator

Visualize your smile transformation with the Invisalign Outcome Simulator. Witness the potential of your new smile before treatment even begins, offering you clarity and confidence.

iTero Timelapse Technology

Capture the evolution of your smile journey with iTero Timelapse Technology. Watch as your progress unfolds over time, a testament to the power of advanced dentistry.

AI-Powered Remote Treatment Monitoring

Do you travel frequently and want fewer in-office visits? Now you can, with the latest technology in dental monitoring. If you are interested, ask about this option at your next visit.

In-Office 3D Printing

Experience innovation firsthand with our 3D Printer, creating precise appliances in a single visit, so you can spend less time in an office and more time enjoying your radiant smile.

Community Outreach

Giving Back

Our dedication to our community doesn’t stop at the doors of our office. Dr. Sandra and Dr. Andrew Hanna are active members of their church, participating in a variety of local fundraisers and charity events. We are also committed to donating a percentage of every new patient visit to local organizations and orphanages. To learn more about our give, or to find out how you can get involved, get in touch with us today or ask us at your next appointment!

Discover Your Radiance

"Don't hide your smile any longer, book your complimentary consultation online and visit my office so I can get to know you and help you get a radiant, healthy smile."

-Dr. Sandra

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