The Bite-Sized Guide to Halloween Candy and Braces

Posted on September 28, 2018

Trick or treat! Halloween is just around the corner, and the staff here at Orthodontics LA wants to make sure your holiday is spooky, fun, and braces-friendly. Your braces won’t stop you from enjoying Halloween, as long as you take the necessary precautions and make the right choices for your teeth. We’re here to help!… Read more »


The Best Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt in Encino

Posted on September 17, 2018

As any orthodontist will tell you, sugar is definitely not the best choice for your teeth or your braces. Consuming too many sugary foods can cause some serious oral damage. However, we understand that it is not realistic to expect our patients to never have dessert! If you’re going to treat yourself, we recommend that… Read more »


Which Mouthguard Is Right For Me?

Posted on September 5, 2018

It is back to school season, which means a lot of kids are getting back into their favorite fall sports. Before we get too deep into the crazy schedule of practices, games, and competitions, don’t forget to make sure your child has all the proper safety equipment they need! Many athletic activities require participants to… Read more »


Braces-friendly Makeup

Posted on July 30, 2018

Sometimes, getting braces can affect our self confidence or the way we like to present ourselves. Here at Orthodontics LA, we want our patients to feel comfortable and happy with their appearance throughout their orthodontic treatment. Many people who enjoy wearing makeup have concerns about how their braces will affect their personal style. Here are… Read more »


Braces-Friendly Theme Park Food

Posted on July 16, 2018

A day trip to your closest theme park is a summer staple. Between the awesome roller coasters and attractions, you’ll obviously want to snack on some theme park treats! While having braces can make enjoying some of these classic foods more challenging, you still have plenty of options. Keep reading for braces-friendly suggestions for your… Read more »