Orthodontist • Grass Valley & Salinas CA

Meet Dr. Paul Cater

Luv My Smile - Grass Valley & Salinas CA

Get to Know Dr. Paul Cater

Board-Certified Orthodontist Serving the Grass Valley & Salinas CA Communities

I love the interaction with the patients and parents and seeing their new smiles just makes my day!

Experience & Education

Dr. Cater has over 25 years of experience bringing beautiful smiles to his patients and is a top 1% Invisalign® provider in the US. No matter your age, dental issues or lifestyle, he is committed to finding an orthodontic solution that gets you the results you want.

Dr. Cater has seen braces evolve and new orthodontic solutions – such as Invisalign® – emerge. He particularly enjoys the fact that the team at Cater Galante can help people of all ages achieve the smile and healthy bites they desire. There are so many options today regarding orthodontic solutions that even the busiest adult patients who travel can still have treatment and get fabulous results.

Dr. Cater graduated from the Ivy League School, University of Pennsylvania in 1992 and has been an orthodontist ever since. His Doctor of Dental Study (DDS) was from the University of the Pacific in 1989. 

Dr. Paul Cater - Orthodontist - Grass Valley & Salinas CA
Affiliations

Dr. Paul Cater is proud to be part of a number of dental and orthodontic organizations! Each organization teaches him something new and different every year, ensuring he is always staying on top of the latest and greatest orthodontic trends. You can rest assured that you are in the very best hands with Dr. Cater!

Here are just a couple of the organizations that Dr. Cater is a part of:

Dr. Paul Cater - Orthodontist - Grass Valley & Salinas CA
Family Life

While in Philadelphia he met his wife and future business partner, Dr. Donna Galante, convincing her to move to California (where he was born and raised). It wasn’t easy, but she agreed and they have been in practice together ever since!

Besides changing smiles and changing lives, Dr. Cater is the proud dad to two fantastic teenagers, Carina and Nate. He enjoys everything related to new technology, golf, skiing, travel and taking his two labs to Folsom Lake for a hike and swim.

Dr. Paul Cater and Dr. Donna Galante - Orthodontist - Grass Valley & Salinas CA

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Meet Our Awesome Patients

Our patients are part of our family, and we are so proud of them! Hear from just a few of our amazing patients about why they love Luv My Smile, and what their smile means to them.