Blooming Smiles Blog

What You Can and Can't Eat With Braces
09/04/2018
Braces can be life-changing, creating new smiles for kids that will last them the rest of their life, or maybe giving an adult the perfect smile they always wished they had. However, that’s not the only way that braces are life-changing since going through orthodontic treatment with braces does require a few lifestyle adjustments.
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The Importance of Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult
07/02/2018
When most people think of orthodontic patients, they think of small children and teens. Adults do not come to mind. Yet, adults can benefit from orthodontic treatment as much as any adolescent, and in fact, adults make up a rising percentage of patients undergoing orthodontic treatment. Your local Woodland Hills and Northridge orthodontist might recommend traditional braces or Invisalign for adults for any number of reasons, including correcting a bite, preventing painful conditions from arising, and keeping overall dental care costs down. This post explores just some of the many reasons that orthodontic treatment is just as crucial in older age as it is in youth.
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Dentist-Approved Summer Snacks
05/16/2018
Now that summertime is here, kids will be having fun outside in the sun and doing quite a bit of snacking. Your Woodland Hills pediatric dentists want our young patients to have a blast during the summer just like we did as kids! However, we’d like to remind the parents of our patients that there are lots of sweet summer snacks that aren’t good for your children’s teeth like candy, ice cream treats, and cookies. That’s why we’ve put together the following dentist-approved summer snacks that kids love to eat.
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History of Orthodontics
03/14/2018
When most people think of the term ‘orthodontics’ the first thing that comes to mind is often the most advanced teeth-straightening treatments like our Woodland Hills Invisalign clear aligners or bright and shiny stainless steel braces. However, by digging deeper into the history of orthodontics, we find that “braces” date back as far as ancient man! Here’s a brief yet fascinating history of orthodontics to enjoy reading, compliments of your favorite Northridge orthodontist!
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Benefits of Early Pediatric Dental Treatment
01/17/2018
At Blooming Smiles, our mission is to help each of our patients achieve a smile they're truly proud to show off. We're proud to offer both orthodontic treatment for all ages and pediatric dental treatment to children throughout the Northridge and Woodland Hills areas – and often, pediatric dental care is vital to helping a child develop a beautiful, lifelong smile.
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Braces-Friendly Fall Recipes
10/01/2017
When Blooming Smiles’ orthodontists put braces on your teeth, they mentioned how important it is to avoid eating certain foods that can damage or break your appliances like sticky and hard foods. Now that summer is over, we would like to share these braces-friendly fall recipes with you that are all easy to make and yummy to eat.
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What is a Malocclusion?
08/01/2017
At Blooming Smiles, we’re proud to be a leading San Fernando Valley pediatric dentistry and orthodontics practice that’s committed to helping our patients achieve and maintain optimal oral health! Our Northridge & Woodland Hills orthodontist, Dr. Sanjideh, routinely provides treatment for a range of orthodontic problems including malocclusions. If you don’t know what a malocclusion is, don’t feel bad as it’s an orthodontic term many people are unfamiliar with. That’s why we’ve decided to use this post to explain what malocclusions are and how they’re treated.
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Enjoy The Many Benefits Of Adult Orthodontics
05/09/2017
Today, a growing number of the orthodontic patients we see at Blooming Smiles are adults who have come to realize that orthodontic treatment is not just for kids. At our practice, we firmly believe that adults deserve straight teeth and healthy bites just as much as children do! If you are experiencing any of the following signs, you could most likely benefit from seeing our Northridge orthodontist, Dr. Sanjideh for treatment.
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What Is Preventative Treatment?
05/09/2017
As a Woodland Hills pediatric dentistry practice that puts an emphasis on early education and prevention, the team at Blooming Smiles is dedicated to helping our young patients achieve and maintain good dental health. Preventative dental treatment plays a major role in a child’s overall oral and physical health. Much like an adult, the onset of dental decay can lead to many problems, with some issues related to oral health and some related to overall well-being. This is why proper preventative care is so important for children and their developing teeth.
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Sticking To Your Regular Dental Checkups
01/23/2017
If you're diligent about your oral hygiene regimen, following our instructions on wearing elastics, and ensuring your diet is healthy and braces-safe, we're very proud of you. After all, diligent care is critical to successful orthodontic treatment, and you're helping to move yourself closer to a beautiful new smile. But there's another aspect of care during treatment that many patients – and parents – forget about: keeping up with your regularly scheduled dental appointments.
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Braces-Friendly Fall Recipes
11/30/2016
Fall is here which means it’s time to pull out the warm sweaters and jackets and enjoy the cooler temperatures. This is the time of the year when there are pumpkin patches to visit and many plans being made for the upcoming Halloween holiday. To celebrate fall, the team at Blooming Smiles would like to share a couple braces-friendly recipes with you here that are both easy to make and delicious to eat!
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The Importance Of Early Dental Treatment
09/16/2016
Doctors Payam Sanjideh and Hormoz Golian at our Northridge and Woodland Hills pediatric dentistry and orthodontic practices encourage parents to bring their children in for an initial checkup early in life so they get a head start on good dental health. We firmly believe that early dental care promotes a lifetime of healthy smiles for children. Here are a few ways your child can benefit from receiving early dental treatment.
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Things To Know Before Getting Invisalign
07/19/2016
As your local Northridge and Woodland Hills orthodontists and pediatric dentists, we are proud to offer a comprehensive range of both pediatric dental treatment and orthodontic care. Here at Blooming Smiles we offer Invisalign treatment to both teens and adults with certain orthodontic issues.
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Teeth Safety Tips for Kids This Spring & Summer
05/23/2016
Blooming Smiles is committed to being the premier orthodontic and pediatric dental choice in Woodland Hills and Northridge, CA. Our aim is to provide a fun and comfortable environment for adults and children in order to build a lifetime of good dental habits for them. This dedication extends even beyond regular checkups and office visits, as we want to make sure all our patients maintain their optimal dental health throughout their life. For the benefit of those kids who will be playing sports this spring and summer, here are a few tips to keep your teeth safe.
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Three Simple Braces-Friendly Spring Recipes
03/21/2016
The doctors and staff at Blooming Smiles are anxiously anticipating the arrival of spring, when plants and flowers will be “blooming” with new life! As spring is quickly approaching, we would like to celebrate by sharing some braces-friendly spring recipes with our patients and their families.
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Welcome to Our Blog!
02/01/2016
Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and read our blog! We like to keep our patients up-to-date with what’s happening in the office, so check often for the latest posts.
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