Orthognathic surgery is a single or double jaw surgery offered by Akavan Orthodontics in Tarzana, CA which is performed to realign the jaws and teeth to improve the way they

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It’s almost that spooky time of year again and Tarzana, CA orthodontist Dr. Nooshi Akavan and our team thought we’d share some Halloween tips from our friends at the American

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Orthodontic treatment for adults is becoming more and more common. In fact, the number of adults getting braces has actually climbed 24 percent since 1996! More adults than ever are

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Why do you need an orthodontist in Canoga Park? Today, many teens and adults need orthodontic treatment to help give them a flawless smile. Yet often times people may delay treatment

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Having braces can present some new challenges when it comes to oral hygiene. Preventing tooth decay can be a big challenge simply because of the tendency for braces to trap

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Around 39,500 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer of the mouth or throat this year. The American Cancer Society projects that 7,500 Americans will die from oral cancer in the

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Braces are not just a teenage rite of passage. Orthodontists like Dr. Nooshi Akavan in Northridge, California, are finding that braces actually might be beneficial for children as young as

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Orthodontic treatments are used to correct malocclusion, a condition more commonly known as a bad bite. The length of treatment time varies depending on the severity of the bite problem.

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When it comes to braces, every patient is different. Some are very excited to get orthodontic treatment, but others may feel worried. Worries come from a number of things, but

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If you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment, brushing and flossing after every meal and snack is the only way to prevent plaque build-up, tooth decay and gum disease. Your teeth will need

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