About - Elara Orthodontics | Affordable Braces Houston TX


Trust our compassionate, competent and comforting orthodontists at Elara with creating beautiful and healthy smiles for you and your children.


Dr. Hourfar is an experienced board-certified orthodontist with many years under his belt as he has been a practicing orthodontist since 2004. He is a proud graduate of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) where he completed his orthodontics training. He has acquired diverse expanded knowledge after graduating from Shahid Beheshti (Melli) Dental School in Tehran in 1997, followed by orthodontics training at University of Medical Sciences in Isfahan.

Dr. Hourfar successfully ran his orthodontics practice from 2004 to 2010 in Iran while also volunteering in numerous positions to help raise awareness about preventative dental measures in areas of need. Dr. Hourfar moved to the US after getting accepted into the UCLA orthodontics program where he was able to expand his professional horizons and fulfill his yearning for a dynamic career.

Dr. Hourfar has been a practicing orthodontist in Houston, TX since 2015 at numerous practices providing high quality orthodontics all over Houston and he is now proud to be a part of the growing Aliana community together with his wife and three amazing kids.

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  • Gigi A.

    Friendly staff esp Carrie who took care of the photos, Allison and all the rest. Dr. Ali made us feel at ease with my son’s planned treatment. Wonderful experience.

  • Trinity R.

    Just moved out to Houston a few months ago..best ortho/dentist everyone here is super nice & VERY helpful. Dr Ali & Priscilla & Kerry were GREAT & awesome!!

  • Nour A.

    Great experience here! From checking in to my appointment with Dr. Houfar everything was very straightforward and thorough. Staff here makes you feel like they really care about you! Beautiful office, would recommend to looking to enhance their smile!

  • Faizan B.

    Dr. Ali and Alison are great. The whole staff is great and very helpful. Also this place doesn’t hurt your pockets like the others.