A palatal expander “expands” (or widens) your upper jaw by putting gentle pressure on your upper molars and is used to make the bottom and upper teeth fit together better.

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Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever when you have braces! Food bits have more spots than usual to hide in your mouth, so you must be diligent

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It’s hard to believe, but July is already here and half of 2012 has already passed! As July 4th approaches, our team thought it would be fun to share some

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Dr. Akavan and the team here at Akavan Orthodontics have always believed that getting Invisalign and other orthodontic treatments to improve your smile are important at any age. Recently, Dr.

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For more than 17 years, Dr. Nooshi Akavan and her staff have provided quality orthodontic treatments in a warm, family-friendly environment. We want all of our patients to feel welcomed

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True orthodontic emergencies are very rare, but when they do occur we are available to you. As a general rule, you should call the office when you experience severe pain

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Dr. Akavan recently received a thank you note from the 2012 Friends of Wilbur Auction and wanted to share it with you.

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Orthodontics is giving kids the tools to succeed. Please help us support our local Boys and Girls Club by donating school supplies here at our office between June 11, 2012

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In honor of June Dairy Month, our team would like to thank all of our hard working families in the Dairy Industry. You make us proud! In fact, dairy is

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Dr. Nooshi Akavan, serving Tarzana and surrounding areas, has been receiving some great patient reviews lately! Check out what our current patients are saying about Dr. Akavan and team! Highest

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