Imagine you went to one of the top orthodontists in Los Angeles County to get braces and were satisfied that, at the end of the treatment, you had a perfect smile. Then, years after having braces, you notice...Continue reading
Who is the oldest Invisalign patient?
When most people think of dental braces, they probably imagine children and teenagers as the primary patient demographics. It’s true that kids can benefit from getting dental work early on to reduce the likelihood of issues later in...Continue reading
How to convince your teenager to get braces
If you have teenagers at home, you know how stubborn they can be. Getting a teenager to go to the dentist without complaint can be like pulling teeth, no pun intended. And if your child needs braces, you...Continue reading
Bruxism and braces
You may be aware that all doctors advise against grinding or clenching teeth, but did you know that doing so is a condition called bruxism? Most people experience some level of bruxism, whether it’s occasional clenching over a...Continue reading
Does Invisalign last forever
Invisalign has become a popular alternative to traditional metal braces because of their added comfort and convenience. While most people may be familiar with the system of removable aligners, they may not be as well educated on taking...Continue reading
What if you need to change your orthodontists during treatment?
There are any number of reasons you may need to change orthodontists during your treatment. Our first recommendation is to try to stay with your orthodontist but there may be reasons that makes this change inevitable. Perhaps You...Continue reading
Can you get a new retainer from a different orthodontist?
Most people end up transitioning to an orthodontic retainer following braces or Invisalign treatment and, for some, wearing a retainer can be a lifelong commitment. If you intend to wear a retainer for longer than a few months,...Continue reading
Going back to school with braces
The summer season has officially started and the prospect of going back to school in the fall is little more than a distant thought in the mind of students. But some kids may find their summer fun interrupted...Continue reading
Braces and BBQ food
As we enter the warm, sunny months and people begin to get time off from work and school, you can expect to see a few invitations to summer parties. You may even be throwing one yourself! When people...Continue reading
Whiten and straighten your teeth at the same time
When it comes to taking care of oral health, most people have one of two goals in mind. You may want to whiten your teeth or straighten your teeth. What happens when you wish to do both at...Continue reading