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What’s in my mouth? A Rundown of Orthodontic Appliances

Dr. Tarek Abousheta and Dr. Bahar Ghafouri and our team correct the alignment of your teeth and jaws so that you can speak clearly, chew food effectively, and look attractive when you smile. We do this by putting sophisticated gadgets in your mouth. While many of these dental devices look similar, we use a wide […]

Read More08/24/2018

What causes crooked teeth?

Teeth erupt crookedly for a number of reasons that range from genetics to mouth deformities and serious oral diseases. When extra teeth or abnormally large teeth create a malocclusion (crookedness or misplacement of teeth), the culprit is usually genetic in nature. Other inherited traits involve jaws that are too small to accommodate a full set […]

Read More08/17/2018

What’s on your summer reading list?

With summer 2018 right around the corner, our staff at Irvine Orthodontics and Children’s Dentistry want to remind all our young patients about the importance of reading. Sure it’s easy to keep putting off reading this time of year, but reading during the summer is a vital step in brain development and warding off the […]

Read More06/05/2018

Vacationing with Braces

Summer is right around the corner, and for many of us, that means it’s time to take a vacation. For those of us in braces, being on vacation also brings up the thought of “what do I do if something happens with my braces while I am on vacation?” The most common things to occur […]

Read More05/22/2018

App Launch

We’re proud to introduce our new mobile app to you, My Orthodontist. If you’re a current patient of our office, please, Download the all new My Orthodontist app NOW! Available for both iPhone AND Android  Just download, follow instructions and gain access to your account to securely view photos, xrays, appointments, payments and more! Irvine Orthodontics […]

Read More05/15/2018
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