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Are Metal Braces Safe to Wear While Playing Contact Sports LA?

If you’re like most parents, you worry about the safety of your child playing contact sports while wearing metal braces. You have concerns about the quick-paced physical activity causing cuts to the lips and mouth, tooth loss, and damage to the braces themselves. The good news is that wearing metal braces while playing contact sports...

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What If I Lose An Invisalign Tray?

Unfortunately, replacement trays are not free. One tray can cost up to $150. Although the best thing to do is NOT lose a tray, these things do happen. Sometimes trays get left behind at restaurants or accidentally thrown in the garbage. Here are Dr. Nikaeen’s tips for keeping track of your Invisalign tray at all...

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Speaking With Invisalign & Lingual Braces – Tips to Reduce Speech Impediments

Some patients may experience minor speech problems during the first two weeks or so of getting acclimated to new dental appliances. Palatal Expanders, Lingual Braces and Invisalign are some of the most common dental appliances that may inhibit speech. The patient who is wearing these types of dental appliances may develop a slight lisp or have...

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Braces and the Temptation of Halloween Candy LA

Halloween is a wonderful time of the year in which adults and children alike can get creative with costumes, hair and makeup. However, Halloween also means the temptation of candy is around every corner. The sugar content in these treats is not good for oral health and certain consistencies such as taffy and caramel are...

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Dating & Braces LA

Dr. Nikaeen to the rescue! Follow these tips to make sure first dates, which can be nerve-wrecking, are not effected by your dental wear.  1. If you wear visible braces, do not feel shy. Smile at the beginning of your date and show your braces. Sooner or later your date will find out and it...

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Finally Had My Braces Removed. Why Do I Need to Wear a Retainer?

The excitement one feels upon having their braces removed is certainly understandable. After all, you have put a lot of time, effort, and expense into creating your new, beautifully straightened teeth. In order to maintain that smile for a lifetime, it is imperative to follow up with correct retainer usage, as directed by your orthodontist,...

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Looking for the best Invisalign doctor in Beverly Hills?

Not blessed with a perfect smile from birth? Me neither. Think braces do not look good on you? They probably do not a good look on anyone.You came to the right place to start your research about Invisalign. If you’re researching into Invisalign, you’ve probably already thrown the idea of hardware braces out the window,...

Ceramic Clear Braces LA
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Ceramic Clear Braces LA

Ceramic Clear Braces are translucent (as opposed to traditional metal brackets). This gives you a more inconspicuous, yet aesthetically pleasing appearance, as the color can be matched to your natural teeth. The technical advantages to ceramic braces and metal braces are similar. clear braces or ceramic braces are usually preferred by young adults since they provide...

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