What to Expect at Your Child’s First Orthodontic Appointment

Does your child have their first orthodontic appointment coming up? If so, our orthodontist, Dr. Sid Molayem, is happy to tell you all about what to expect at Beverly Hills Braces. The more you know, the more prepared you and your child might be. This can help wash away any... Read more »

Wearing Braces? How to Brush and Floss Effectively

When you are wearing braces to straighten teeth and align your bite, caring for your teeth and gums is more important than ever. Food particles can become trapped in your brackets and wires, and require timely removal to discourage plaque formation. Plaque around the brackets may result in decalcification (or... Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Malocclusions

If you have been discussing the possibility of orthodontic care, you have probably heard the term “malocclusion.” Malocclusions are also called “bad bites,” or misalignments with your teeth and jaw. Bad bites can be caused by a host of issues: the environment, oral accidents, genetics, bad habits, improper oral hygiene,... Read more »

My Braces Are Irritating Me. What Do I Do?

When you’re aligning your smile with braces, you might experience some discomfort and mouth irritations. This is nothing to be alarmed about. All you need to do is fix the problem and call Beverly Hills Braces and schedule an appointment if necessary (like if your appliance is broken). To help... Read more »

Relieving Soreness From Braces During the First Week of Treatment

Braces are a great appliance that can help you achieve the smile of your dreams. But that doesn’t mean the entire orthodontic journey will be pleasant. In fact, you will likely experience soreness during the first week of treatment as well as after each adjustment appointment. This is to be... Read more »

Braces: Now’s the Time

Are your teeth misaligned? Would you like a fantastically straight smile? If you want orthodontic treatment, Beverly Hills Braces has many options available that could help. A simple exam will help you figure out how best to treat your needs, and assist in creating a recovery plan for maximum efficiency.... Read more »

What Holiday Foods Can I Eat With Braces?

Autumn is a great season, and as a bonus, it means the holidays are just around the corner. This means parties, and parties usually mean food. With all those holiday treats around, sometimes it can be hard for people with braces. Sometimes it seems impossible to enjoy the goodies of... Read more »

Cavities Can Complicate the Process of Realigning Your Child’s Teeth with Braces

The alignment and position of your child’s teeth can have a significant bearing on the long term integrity of their teeth as well as their self-image. Fortunately, Dr. Molayem correct the functionality of their teeth while also providing them with a more appealing smile, by installing braces into their mouth.... Read more »

Youth Athletes with Braces Might Need a Custom Mouth Guard

The braces installed in your child’s mouth at Dr. Molayem’s orthodontic clinic are intended to gradually correct the position and orientation of their teeth. Maintaining the hardware components and the overall health of their mouth is very important to the realignment process. This calls for a consistent daily oral hygiene... Read more »

Q & A: Dental Care Answers for Adults

Your adult smile and oral health are important to Dr. Molayem and our dental team! We want you to have the best teeth, gums, and smile possible. We understand that dental care can be tricky and even confusing sometimes. But that is no reason to stress. We are more than... Read more »