Orthodontics LA

The Bite-Sized Guide to Keeping a Vegetarian Diet with Braces

Posted on June 25, 2018

There are plenty of reasons for an individual to adjust their dietary restrictions. Whether you choose to become a vegetarian for moral, health, or any other reasons, going meatless is certainly possible but does require more effort and meal planning to ensure you are getting all of the nutrients your body needs. In addition to… Read more »

Braces-Friendly BBQ Foods

Posted on June 1, 2018

With summer just around the corner, you’re sure to have at least a few BBQ parties on your calendar! If you have braces, food-centered events can sometimes bring stress or anxiety because of your restricted diet. We wanted to make your life a little easier by coming up with some braces-friendly BBQ tips! The good… Read more »

After Invisalign: A Happily-Ever-After With Your Retainer

Posted on May 23, 2018

Like all good stories, this one must come to an end. Actually, just kidding. This one goes on for a while. Because now that your Invisalign treatment is over, you still have some work to do! Completing your Invisalign treatment may mean that you don’t have to come see your orthodontist anymore, but you do… Read more »

If I Have Braces, Can I…?

Posted on April 30, 2018

In this day and age, a lot of us will turn to Google for information. Which is great, especially because you’re not actually listening when your orthodontist is talking (that doesn’t hurt our feelings at all). This week, we’re answering some of the most commonly searched questions about having braces. Let’s start right off: 1…. Read more »

The Fitness Junkie’s Guide To Eating With Braces

Posted on April 20, 2018

You know what they all say: abs are made in the kitchen. So when your orthodontist told you to go crazy on the mashed potatoes and milkshakes after your first appointment after getting braces or Invisalign, you probably weren’t too excited about all those carbs. (Side note: you have much more self-control than we do…. Read more »