About Dr.Nooshi Akavan
It's my privilege and passion to work closely with each of my patients in finding the treatment option that best meets their wishes and needs and is affordable.
Dr. Nooshi Akavan attended the University of Washington School of Dentistry graduating in 1988 with her doctorate in Dental Sciences. Over 25 years of experience USC graduate Board Certified Orthodontis.
Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Akavan practiced general dentistry for three years before returning to the University of Southern California earning her degree in orthodontics and her masters in craniofacial biology.Learn more about Dr.Nooshi Akavan
If you have not considered Invisalign, you should! They are an easy-to-manage orthodontic treatment option that is great for teeth straightening, and they are perfect for teens and adults who are appearance-conscious. Traditional braces are composed of metal and may not always be the most aesthetically pleasing option. Invisalign aligners allow you to continue to enhance your lifestyle while discreetly perfecting your smile.
The Invisalign method is a collection of custom-fit clear aligners carefully designed by Dr. Nooshi Akavan. They are composed of thin, flexible plastic trays which are virtually invisible. The treatment requires placement for a minimum of 22 hours daily, but they are removable for brushing, flossing, and eating. Overall, the discrete nature allows you to enhance your smile discreetly or share the news if you choose.
One of the most admired aspects of Invisalign is the near-invisible feature. It allows patients to correct orthodontic imperfections without disclosing treatment. It does not warrant a change in your social lifestyle and enables you to go about confidently. Invisalign Adults is the ideal teeth-straightening system to achieve high-impact results with little or no lifestyle adjustment.
Traditional braces come with quite a few required adjustments, specifically in the diet department. Considering the makeup of the dental device, certain types of food can threaten the braces' functionality. As a result, that food, like hard foods, or sticky foods, will have to be removed from your diet. The Invisalign Adults teeth straightening system allows for compromise. Enjoy all of your favorite foods without over-worrying about the impact they will have directly on your device. You can remove the invisible trays for eating and follow with proper cleaning.
Their removability allows you to maintain a proper dental care routine. Traditional braces can cause a bit of restriction, even with brushing and flossing. The wires are an ideal culprit, along with the brackets, for trapping bits of food. Trapped food creates a breeding ground for bacteria and plaque buildup.
Invisalign makes cleaning more accessible and more efficient for your teeth and the trays, including an available cleaning kit designed specifically for Invisalign aligners.
Several complications can go with having traditional metal braces. Their primary concerns include the discomfort and irritability wires, and brackets can cause to the inner cheeks, lips, and gums. Invisalign'ssleek design and smooth surface prevent such discomforts. Also, they are custom-fit to the natural mold of your teeth, making them even more accommodating, which is extremely important considering that you must wear them for nearly 24 hours daily.
Life happens, and it tends to do so continuously. Your early morning carpool soon runs into a late afternoon board meeting. Then, you rush home in the evening only to pile your little athletes into the car for practice while simultaneously figuring out dinner. It happens! Your schedule is busy enough, and managing multiple dental visits for the adjustments that traditional braces require can become overwhelming. Invisalign clear aligners require fewer visits to the dentists, especially if you are following the customized schedule created for yy by Dr. Akavan. While some appointments may be necessary to monitor and advise, we promise to get you in and out with time to spare!
When you come in for your no charge consultation:
I’ll evaluate and explain your orthodontic and pediatric dentistry needs for you or your child, and from there we’ll figure out your best choice — braces, Invisalign®, different aligners, or a different option.
What matters to me is to provide you with the best possible care and have you end up with a beautiful and healthy smile.