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Braces? Here's your ULTIMATE food list

Wondering what foods are ok with braces? Here is your ultimate list of braces approved foods and which foods to avoid during your orthodontic treatment.
Oct 14th, 2019

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Dec 23rd, 2020

Why Clear Braces May Not Be the Clear Choice

Many orthodontic patients like the idea of "clear braces". But clear braces are not perfect. Having all the information before you make your decision on which orthodontic appliance to use for your treatment is the key to success during your treatmtent.
Dec 18th, 2020

Losing Baby Teeth 101

Questions about baby teeth and when they're supposed to fall out? Everyone has a different story and different way of losing all their teeth. Get the basics right here.
Aug 1st, 2019

Why Should You Get Orthodontic Treatment?

The goal of orthodontic treatment is a beautiful smile and a good bite—meaning straight teeth that mesh well with the teeth in the opposite jaw and look great. A good bite makes it easier for you to bite, chew and speak...
May 7th, 2019

Learn How West LA Invisalign Works from Dr J

More and more these days, orthodontists are using Invisalign to treat their patients. Invisalign is a clear plastic aligner company that uses modern technology to provide a truly esthetic and comfortable option for patients that want straight teeth...
Feb 19th, 2019

Orthodontists Whitening Your Teeth in West LA

One of the most common complaints patients have is that they wish their teeth were whiter. Because of Hollywood, social media and the internet in general, we are all obsessed with how we look; and where do strangers look at first? YOUR SMILE!
Feb 11th, 2019

West Los Angeles Molar Extraction with Dr J

“Extract third molars or not?”“Do you really need your wisdom teeth?”“They don’t hurt, why should I take them out?”“I can’t even see them, where are my wisdom teeth?”“The other dentist told me it would be fine to leave them in...
Feb 7th, 2019

West LA Braces: What Makes A Nice Smile?

We’ve all seen someone that has one of those smiles that make you stop and say “Wow!”. But what is it that makes a person’s smile pop. The answer is not that they just have perfect teeth. In fact, the answer will really surprise you.
Dec 15th, 2018