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Early Orthodontic Treatment

There is no set age when children require orthodontics. The treatment plan will depend on individual needs. For example, kids with cleft palates get orthodontic appliances before their first teeth erupt.

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children receive an orthodontic evaluation no later than 7 years old.

An experienced orthodontist, such as Dr. Hakim, can identify problems in the way that the face, jaw and teeth are developing in children sometimes as young as 2 or 3 years old. Dr. Hakim pays special attention to the airway and the effect that it could have on growth and development of jaw, and the possible relationship with snoring and sleep apnea.

Early detection and treatment may prevent serious problems from developing and achieve results that may have required surgery once the face and jaws are finished growing.

With a unique orthospaceship setting, our West Hollywood office offers patients an exceptional orthodontic experience. We aim to create a kid friendly, fun, comfortable and welcoming environment. Read on below for more information about early orthodontic treatment.

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Adult Orthodontic Treatment Specialized Orthodontic Care For Adults In West Hollywood & Beverly Hills

For more than 30 years, Dr. Isaac Hakim and his team of orthodontic practitioners have transformed the smiles of patients young and old throughout West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. Our “Orthospaceship” is an office environment unlike any other, which combines advanced orthodontic technology with comfort and luxury. Now, more than ever, adults are turning to orthodontic treatment to bring new life to their smiles. Braces aren’t for kids anymore! Learn how Dr. Hakim can transform your smile today!

“As a professional adult, the experience of being treated by Dr. Hakim and his team was beyond my expectations” ~ Taylor M.

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Why Adult Orthodontics Is Beneficial

Adults are turning to orthodontics to improve more than simply their smile. Here’s why adult orthodontics is a great choice:

  • It improves personal appearance and self-esteem.
  • It can drastically improve the health of your teeth and gums as you age.
  • It can minimize abnormal wear and tear of teeth due to uneven bite or grinding.
  • It can prevent headaches, which could be caused by jaw joint (TMJ/TMD) pain.

“My experience with Dr. Hakim has been nothing short of amazing. I started off with so much pain and discomfort, suffering from my TMJ disorder and now my suffering is gone! I feel like my own self again!” ~ Geovanna M.

Why Adult Orthodontics Is Different Today

Many adults fear orthodontics because, well, we aren’t kids anymore! We have jobs and lives that could be compromised by painful orthodontic appliances or frequent office visits. Good news! Our new adult orthodontic techniques:

  • Reduce pain and discomfort levels.
  • Shorten treatment times.
  • Minimize the need for office check-ups and visits.

“I am a grandmother who never expected she would be wearing braces again. I was apprehensive but Dr. Hakim and his staff comforted me and did a fantastic job. I am very happy with the results!” ~ Leslie P.

What You Can Expect As An Adult Orthodontic Patient

The first step is to visit the office for a consultation. During your visit, Dr. Hakim will examine your, teeth, gums, muscles and jaws. He will evaluate any potential concerns and determine the best course of treatment.  

The first step is the hardest! We will make it easier. Call and come in for a complimentary consultation.

The abbreviation “TMJ” stands for each of the 2 matching “hinges”, called temporomandibular joints, situated on each side of your head.
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Invisalign® straightens your teeth without wires and brackets, using a series of clear, customized, removable appliances called aligners. 
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Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) treats and corrects abnormalities of the facial bones, specifically the jaws and the teeth. 
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Once the Active Phase of your Orthodontic treatment is completed, your orthodontic appliances will be removed.
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Patients with bite irregularities can get braces from our Los Angeles orthodontist to improve their appearance and pave the way for a lifetime of better oral health. Read More

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Braces Los Angeles

Based on individual differences in candidacy and treatment requirements, a number of orthodontic options are available from our Los Angeles braces expert. Read More

Braces for Kids

Beverly Hills Orthodontic GroupEarly oral development sets the stage for lifelong oral health, and treatment from our expert in braces for kids in Los Angeles helps kids grow healthy teeth and gums. Read more

Dental Braces

Orthodontic treatment from our expert in dental braces in Los Angeles offers lifelong enhanced appearance as well as major reduction of oral health risks. Read More

Teeth Braces

Beverly Hills Orthodontic GroupPatients who want to improve their appearance and lower their risks of oral health problems can visit our expert in teeth braces in Los Angeles for orthodontic treatment. Read More

Clear Braces/ Aligners Treatment

Dr. Isaac Hakim, our expert in clear braces in Los Angeles offers discreet orthodontic treatment to patients who want bite correction without aesthetic disruption. Read More

Ceramic Braces

Beverly Hills Orthodontic GroupCeramic braces are made of composite material rather than metal, making them less visible. Read More

Self-Ligating In-Ovation® Braces

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Lingual Braces

Beverly Hills Orthodontic GroupLingual braces are similar to traditional metal braces in that they also use brackets and wires to move teeth into position. Read More

Metal Braces

Beverly Hills Orthodontic GroupMetal braces are the most flexible form of orthodontics from our orthodontist in Los Angeles, and most patients in all age groups are likely to be candidates. Read More

Braces Behind Teeth

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Treatment begins with a visit to our expert in braces behind teeth in Los Angeles, who takes bite impressions and X-rays to plan placement and correction. Read More