Caring for your smile does not stop once the braces come off. In fact, the real important steps are just beginning. Retention is a key component of oral care. Akavan Orthodontics in Burbank, CA understands that many

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Although major orthodontic emergencies are relatively rare, when they do happen it is important to seek immediate attention at Akavan Orthodontics. By comparison, a minor orthodontic issue is something you can

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Orthodontic braces are used to straighten the teeth, which not only creates a more pleasing appearance, but also helps prevent tooth decay and other oral health problems. Braces are only

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You’ve taken the first step toward a healthier and more beautiful appearance by getting braces at Akavan Orthodontics, and you’re probably wondering what comes next. The first week is the

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On March 17, everyone has a little Irish in them. St. Patrick’s Day is a joyous celebration of Irish heritage. The holiday originated as a commemoration of Saint Patrick, who

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Most of us aren’t born with a red carpet smile. And if you’ve thought about straightening your teeth but are apprehensive about doing so with traditional orthodontic treatment, Dr. Nooshi

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After getting your braces, it is important to know how to take care of your teeth in order to ensure that your braces stay intact and do their job so

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When beginning orthodontic treatment, most patients ask Dr. Nooshi Akavan and our team a lot of questions about what to expect, while others choose to just “go with the flow”

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Also known as onchophagia, the habit of nail biting is one of the so-called “nervous habits” that can be triggered by stress, excitement, or boredom. Approximately half of all kids

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Valentine’s Day is best known as a celebration of love in all its forms. Pink hearts, red roses, and cute greeting cards adorn every surface you see. What many people

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