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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Now that many of the schools are back in session, we would like to remind all of our patients about the importance of scheduling appointments in advance. With school, clubs,

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When a person considers orthodontic treatment for themselves, their child or a loved one, they must be careful in selecting the right person for the job. After all, the end

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Is your smile camera ready? In a world where Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites rule, it’s almost a must for you to have a camera-ready smile. Whether

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Some people wonder why Tarzana orthodontist Dr. Nooshi Akavan and our team work tirelessly to give our patients straight teeth. Of course it’s nice to have a smile full of

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This coming Monday, July 4th, is Independence Day and the United States of America will be turning 235 years old! It’s a day to commemorate the signing of the Declaration

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Many patients in Calabasas, CA are struggling with crooked teeth, but don’t know which orthodontic treatment option is right for them. Traditional metal braces, ceramic braces, and lingual braces are

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If you have recently had braces put on in Van Nuys, CA, it is important to learn how to effectively clean them! Food has more hiding spots than usual in

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