Why Should I See An Orthodontist?

Posted on December 10, 2018

Your dentist has probably already brought up the possibility of seeking jaw or teeth alignment treatment, but maybe you’ve been hesitant. The treatment most likely involves wearing braces, which may be something you want to avoid at this point in your life. What if we told you that you’re not alone? Millions of people in… Read more »

What Orthodontists Do

Posted on November 30, 2018

Everyone knows what braces are, but not everyone understands exactly what getting braces entails. We know what they look like and what they’re supposed to do, but how exactly does that process go? Well, our orthodontists at Orthodontics LA are here to answer those questions for you today. Here’s what you can expect at the… Read more »

Orthodontic FAQ

Posted on November 30, 2018

What is orthodontics? Orthodontics is a special type of dentistry that is dedicated to correcting the position of the teeth and jaws for a healthy, functioning bite. Common orthodontic treatments include braces, aligners, headgear, and palatal expanders. A balanced bite is important for daily activities like eating, speaking, smiling, etc. The goal of orthodontics is… Read more »

Life with Braces

Posted on November 30, 2018

Now that you’ve got new braces, you’ll need to know how to take care of them correctly, so they can correct your smile. Life with braces isn’t as terrible as the media portrays it, but it does require some maintenance. Here’s what braces patients should know about their braces. How do I clean my teeth… Read more »

What is an Orthodontist?

Posted on November 30, 2018

Before we embark with this question, we need to explain the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist. Both practices are in the dentistry field and help patients improve their oral health. Differences emerge in the way they help patients and specialization. Dentists are board certified oral medical doctors that help treat teeth, gum, nerves,… Read more »