The Bite-Sized Guide to Cleaning Your Retainers

Posted on January 21, 2018

Hey you. Yeah, you. Your retainers are GROSS. We already know – we can smell it from all the way over here. We know you’re one of the good kids who wore your retainers all day when you first got your braces off. Since then, you’ve been wearing them every night without fail. Your orthodontist… Read more »


Signs Your Child May Need Braces

Posted on January 19, 2018

If you haven’t the big life mistake of having kids yet, you’re off the hook. You don’t need to read this! But if you have, then welcome to the club. As parents, we have a lot on our plates. Literally. Somehow the kids always manage to sneak their uneaten broccoli onto our plates, every time…. Read more »


The Bite Size Guide To Surviving Braces: Managing Pain

Posted on December 29, 2017

We see the death-glare you shoot us every time we call it “mild discomfort.” We get it – braces can be painful. Because while you may be experiencing some soreness, inflammation, or sensitivity after getting your braces placed or tightened, we’re experiencing sympathy pains. But the pain is a sign that it’s working, so…deal with… Read more »


Celebrities Who Prove That Braces Work

Posted on December 19, 2017

When you’re living in the Los Angeles area, it’s not uncommon to bump into a celebrity every now and again. We know better than anyone else that celebrities are real people, too. So it shouldn’t surprise any of us that they go through the same teeth troubles that us common folk have to deal with…. Read more »


The Bite-Sized Guide to Surviving Braces: Eating

Posted on November 14, 2017

You did it! You now have braces and are on your way to having a set of beautiful, straight teeth. While this is an exciting time for you, we know how uncomfortable your teeth can get. Trust us; it’s only temporary. One of the primary concerns our patients have is how to eat with braces. … Read more »