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Choosing Your Braces Colors – Have Some Fun With It
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Choosing Your Braces Colors – Have Some Fun With It

Santa Monica, CA – If your orthodontist has recommended braces, you may be worried about how they’ll affect your appearance. But times have changed, and today you have a wonderful range of orthodontic braces to choose from. Ligatures – the little rubber bands that are wrapped around the individual braces are the part of the...

Invisalign Attachments:  What You Need to Know
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Invisalign Attachments: What You Need to Know

Source     Beverly Hills, CA – Invisalign braces are being hyped as the almost invisible and completely comfortable way to straighten teeth. But is it true? Most patients with more serious bite issues would probably claim otherwise, especially if their treatment involves the use of attachments. Dr. Atoosa Nikaeen says, “Most Invisalign patients will...

Ceramic Braces vs. Metal Braces:  What Are The Advantages?
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Ceramic Braces vs. Metal Braces: What Are The Advantages?

Source Los Angeles, CA — Most people consider teeth straightening at some point in their lives, and getting a healthy and beautiful smile recently became much easier with the development of new orthodontic technologies. Ceramic braces, for example, have become one of the most popular teeth straightening options presented by today’s orthodontics. According to top...

Damaged Braces?  What You Need to Know
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Damaged Braces? What You Need to Know

Source Beverly Hills, CA – Even the most careful orthodontic patients are at risk of damage to their appliances, either from something they eat or an accident. Some situations may require emergency treatment, while others can be taken care of via a telephone consultation with your orthodontist. If you get into an accident where your...

3 Reasons Not to Take Orthodontic Care Into Your Own Hands
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3 Reasons Not to Take Orthodontic Care Into Your Own Hands

Beverly Hills, CA – Do-it-yourself (DIY) orthodontics is increasing in popularity. Yes, you read that right. People are trying to straighten their teeth themselves without the help of a trained and licensed orthodontist. Even though it should be obvious, these are the reasons why you should never engage in DIY orthodontic care. #1: Shortcuts Seldom...

4 Easy Ways to Shorten Orthodontic Treatment Time
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4 Easy Ways to Shorten Orthodontic Treatment Time

Los Angeles, CA – Many people are discouraged when they learn they will have to wear braces for 12 to 18 months in order to get the full effect of treatment. Even Invisalign takes at least a year to work. So many want to know: is there a way to shorten the duration of orthodontic...

Study Finds People Are Judged by the Straightness of Their Teeth
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Study Finds People Are Judged by the Straightness of Their Teeth

Santa Monica, CA – A recent study conducted by Kelton Research for Invisalign is helping to prove a widely understood but often unconsidered truth: people with straight teeth are often perceived as more successful, happier, and generally better off than those with crooked teeth. About the Study Generally, about two-thirds of Americans are more likely...

How Old Does My Child Need to Be for Invisalign or Braces?
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How Old Does My Child Need to Be for Invisalign or Braces?

Los Angeles, CA – For parents seeking a clear alternative option to braces, there is Invisalign: a clear, virtually invisible option that is often preferred by younger individuals. Braces are another option for children and teens who want straight, healthy teeth. However, many parents wonder how early is too early for braces or Invisalign, and...