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What Are the Benefits of Invisalign

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Crooked and overlapping teeth can interfere with your dietary selection and ruin your self-esteem. Invisalign is the go-to teeth straightening technology for our top cosmetic dentist in Van Nuys, CA. And our patients have been very happy with their smiles following Invisalign therapy.

If you’d like straight teeth and a winning smile consider Invisalign therapy and all its benefits.

Discreet Smile Correction with Invisalign

Invisalign clear aligners are virtually invisible. There are never wires or metal, just discreet aligners that are changed out periodically to make teeth straight over time.

Invisalign begins with an assessment by our Van Nuys, CA dentist. If he decides that Invisalign will be of benefit to you, the process ...

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Orthodontics for Straight and Healthy Teeth

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Often, when people think about orthodontics, they picture a mouth filled with wire and metal. They imagine the heaviness of this metal or the unsightly appearance of gray wires.

This is not the case in our Van Nuys, CA dental office. In fact, the Dental Care Center offers invisible and discreet teeth-straightening procedures, and we don’t mean metal braces, rubber bands, or any of the other old school technologies.

Orthodontics for Straight Teeth

Sometimes, orthodontics requires dental extractions when a jaw is too small to support a full mouth of teeth. This does not mean smile gaps, but it does represent a good way to bring teeth in line. No one will know ...

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Straighter Teeth Mean You Can Have a Healthier Smile

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If you are an adult who has been living with crooked teeth for a lifetime, you might have thought the time for orthodontics was well past. The good news is that there are options for adult orthodontics you might not have considered. Not only will braces improve the way your smile looks, but they can also make your smile healthier.

Talk to The Dental Care Center if you are looking for an orthodontist in Van Nuys. We can give you a straight, beautiful smile—regardless of your age!

A Straight Smile Is Easier to Take Care Of

When teeth are misaligned and crooked, caring for them becomes more difficult. Flossing can be difficult, especially ...

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The Biggest Mistakes Patients Make after Orthodontic Treatment

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Making the decision to straighten your teeth with orthodontics is nothing if not a commitment. It’s a commitment of time. It’s a commitment of money. It is also a commitment of following instructions from your Van Nuys orthodontist to ensure your treatment is a success—and that your teeth stay properly aligned for a lifetime.

Some people get close to their orthodontics goal, only to let up on their commitment at the end. Don’t make one of these mistakes after orthodontic treatment.

Not Following Through with Their Treatment

If you have opted for treatment with Invisalign invisible braces, you might start to go tired of the plastic aligners toward the end of your treatment. ...

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A Short History of Orthodontics

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Most people consider orthodontics to be a pretty modern invention that hasn’t been around all that long. It might come as a surprise that archeologists have found evidence of crude teeth straightening tools on Egyptian mummies. The ancient Greeks, Etruscans, and Romans had similar tools that were meant to put teeth into alignment.

Let’s take a look at how the devices and techniques of ancient times turned into the orthodontics we know of today—right down to Invisalign invisible braces your Van Nuys, CA dentist can offer.

Orthodontics During the 17th and 18th Centuries

The first bit of progress to be made in the field of orthodontics began in around the start of the ...

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How to Correctly Clean Your Retainer

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Most retainers are made of porous materials that can hold on to odors. This means you not only want to make sure you clean yours regularly but that you want to take care with what you clean it with.

If at any time you have questions about orthodontics, be sure to contact your Van Nuys dentist at The Dental Care Center. Meanwhile, read on for some tips on how to correctly clean your retainer.

How to Keep Your Retainer Clean and Fresh

#1. Keep your retainer moist by drinking plenty of water throughout the day. Drinking plenty of water can help keep bacteria at bay, prevent potential damage to your retainer, and combat ...

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Choosing the Right Option for Adult Orthodontics

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If you are a Van Nuys adult who has been living with crooked teeth, you might have considered orthodontics. But chances are, you envisioned a gawky teenager with a mouth full of metal wires and brackets. 

Or perhaps you had braces when you were younger, but because you didn’t wear your retainer consistently, your teeth have slid back into a relapsed position.

A smile with straight, even teeth is not only aesthetically pleasing, but properly aligned teeth are easier to take care of.

At The Dental Care Center, we offer Invisalign invisible braces, which are an excellent option for adults and teens who do not want to undergo traditional orthodontics.

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