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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...

How to Keep Invisalign Clean
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How to Keep Invisalign Clean

Los Angeles, CA– With the advent of the revolutionary technology known as Invisalign, millions of people worldwide can straighten their teeth in a virtually undetectable manner. “While no orthodontics technology is superior to another, it’s been so wonderful treating patients with Invisalign,” says Los Angeles-area orthodontist, Dr. Atoosa Nikaeen. “We can effectively straighten their teeth...

Orthodontic Treatment Can Provide Health and Other Important Benefits
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Orthodontic Treatment Can Provide Health and Other Important Benefits

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh  Los Angeles, CA – Men, women, and children look forward to wearing braces and having a straight and healthy smile to show after orthodontic treatment is complete. While it is important to...

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Wearing Braces Confidently

Everyone wants that perfect beautiful smile with straight sparkling teeth. However, the unfortunate truth is that many times, a person’s natural teeth are not quite so straight and may become overlapped or misaligned. Thus, to correct these dental conditions, braces have been proven to be very effective as they can rectify the misalignments of the...

Straightening Teeth as an Adult
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Straightening Teeth as an Adult

We all value a stunning smile. Your smile makes a strong first–and lasting–impression, giving the people you meet a glimpse of your ability to laugh and present yourself with ease. If you are insecure with your crooked teeth, you may feel inhibited to smile–and that can have consequences, particularly when you are interviewing for that...

Can Food Stain My Braces?
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Can Food Stain My Braces?

Many people don’t realize the great role food plays in their oral health. For those with braces, consuming certain foods and drinks can be particularly devastating and cause unwanted results. There are several different foods and drinks that can stain teeth, regardless if you wear braces or not. Black coffee is probably the most common...

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Tips to Wearing Invisalign LA

Invisalign is a great, virtually undetectable alternative to traditional metal bracket braces. Many people love the flexibility, convenience, and confidence that Invisalign offers over traditional braces. However, Invisalign does require a full commitment from each patient in order to get the best results. Because the clear plastic trays are removable, and should be removed for...

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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...