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3 Tips to Flossing with Braces LA

It is important to realize that when you have braces, flossing is still a vital part of maintaining healthy oral care. If you have braces, it does not mean you can stop flossing. If anything, flossing becomes more essential because food particles are more likely to get stuck in the braces, bands and wires. It...

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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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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...