What Lingual Braces Can Do

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Braces are more diverse than you may have known. You have a few options to choose from. One variety we offer is called lingual braces. As far as their purpose goes, there is not much difference between the traditional type of braces and lingual braces. They both link to your... Read more »

Invisalign®: The Oral Hygiene Guidelines You Need

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When aligning your smile with Invisalign®, you need to do all you can to keep your teeth, gums and appliance in tip-top shape. This can help you have a successful and convenient orthodontic journey. It can even help you prevent dental issues! So, our orthodontist, Dr. Rehana Khan, encourages you... Read more »

Help Your Child Prevent Tooth Misalignment by Using Our Tips

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Our orthodontist, Dr. Rehana Khan, wants your child to have the strongest and healthiest smile possible. Unfortunately, if your child has misaligned teeth, this smile goal is harder to achieve. This is because misaligned teeth create hard-to-clean spaces in the smile that harbor bacteria and plaque. This then creates an... Read more »

Having Proper Alignment is Essential to Oral Health

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Did you know, having proper alignment is essential to oral health? Well, it’s true! There are many reasons to have your teeth in the ideal arrangement that can benefit your oral health long-term. To help you learn more about orthodontics, our orthodontist, Dr. Rehana Khan with Santa Monica Orthodontics in... Read more »

Reasons to Choose Orthodontics

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There are many reasons to seek orthodontic help for your smile. Did you know, orthodontics can have long-lasting effects on your oral health while improving the appearance of your teeth as well? Well, it’s true! Our orthodontist, Dr. Rehana Khan, is happy to talk to you about the reasons to... Read more »

The Alignment Issues Orthodontics Can Treat

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Did you know orthodontic treatment can fix many smile problems? Well, it’s true! It can even improve the oral health. Today, our orthodontist, Dr. Rehana Khan, would like to teach you all about the problems orthodontic treatment can fix so you better understand the ways braces and other orthodontic appliances... Read more »

The Keys to a Great Smile with Mouthguards

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Oral accidents and injuries can occur at any time in the form of dental damage. Even a single blow to your face can severely hinder your oral health, so it is important to make sure you're taking the necessary steps to keep your smile safe. One highly effective oral health... Read more »

Holiday Foods To Avoid With Braces

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 The holidays are rough for people with braces. Unfortunately, there are a lot of things they should avoid eating. It’s tempting to bend (or break) the rules, but it is NOT worth the damage to brackets and wires. Broken braces are not a good addition to a holiday party. To... Read more »

Keeping Braces Clean and Pristine

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Cleaning your braces cannot be overstated. If they aren’t clean or fall into disrepair, you can’t expect them to deliver the full functionality for which they were designed. Here are a few tips to keep your braces in proper working condition: - Foods like some kinds of fruit and nuts... Read more »

General Information about TMJs

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A temporomandibular joint, also called a TMJ, is a joint within your jaw that is primarily in charge for many essential functions within your face, including the ability to open and close your mouth. A TMJ is a complex ball and socket joint with a myriad of connected parts that... Read more »