Invisalign® in Woodland Hills, CA
Despite their bulkiness and discomfort, correcting crooked and overcrowded teeth is essential to prevent potential oral health issues associated with them. While metal dental braces may offer a traditional solution, modern alternatives like Invisalign® provided by Dr. Alpan in Woodland Hills offer a more discreet and comfortable option using clear, removable trays.
You Deserve to Have Straight Teeth!
Are you thinking that it is time for you or your child to be evaluated for Invisalign treatment? Then we want to be the ones you turn to. Here at Alpan Orthodontics in Woodland Hills, we offer treatment that is based in best practices, utilizes the latest technology, and is tailored to the needs of each patient. Our goal is to have every patient smiling both throughout treatment and when it is done.
Invisalign Has So Many Benefits!
In recent years, the popularity of Invisalign has surged due in the Woodland Hills area due to its numerous benefits. This treatment option is highly praised for the following reasons:
While certain patients may perceive it as a drawback, opting for a removable treatment offers the advantage of enjoying all your favorite foods without risking damaging your orthodontic appliance. These trays can be quickly taken out for special events, allowing for added convenience and flexibility during your orthodontic journey.
Invisalign aligners are quite different from the noticeable metal used in traditional braces. They are made from a clear material that becomes almost invisible when you wear them. So, even if someone is standing right in front of you, it’s difficult for them to notice the aligners. They offer a discreet way to straighten your teeth without drawing attention to your orthodontic treatment.
Compared to the cumbersome metal brackets in traditional braces, Invisalign is smooth, making them gentler on your gums and lips. This smoothness leads to less irritation and fewer injuries. Additionally, Invisalign trays typically apply less force than braces, reducing discomfort throughout the treatment process.
Maintaining your oral health becomes significantly easier with removable trays, unlike the challenge of brushing and flossing around braces. By being able to remove the trays, you can ensure that no food gets trapped, reducing the risk of decay and stains. This allows for better oral hygiene, promoting a healthier and cleaner smile.
With clear aligners, you’ll find yourself making fewer trips to our office. Typically, you’ll only need to visit us approximately once every six weeks. The best part is that these appointments are much shorter since there’s no need to tighten wires or make adjustments like with traditional braces. The convenience of these shorter and less frequent visits ensures your orthodontic journey is both hassle-free and efficient.
With clear aligners, you’ll find yourself making fewer trips to the dentist’s office. Typically, you’ll only need to visit us approximately once every six weeks. The best part is that these appointments are much shorter since there’s no need to tighten wires or make adjustments like with traditional braces. The convenience of these shorter and less frequent visits ensures your orthodontic journey is hassle-free and efficient.
Meet Dr. Alpan
Dr. Alpan, the Associates, and the team love providing orthodontics in our community (Los Angeles) and feel the greatest gift, is giving our patients a beautiful healthy smile and a corrected bite. There is nothing more rewarding in orthodontics then improving our patients self esteem and confidence. Orthodontics is a sub specialty of dentistry focusing on the relationship between the teeth, jaws, TMJ and how the soft tissue of the face is affected by the position of these hard structures. Orthodontics does not require any surgery, but some severe situations require surgical orthodontics to help improve the position of the Jaws. The effect on the smile and how the teeth relate is highly determined by the position of the teeth in the smile or in the jaws. Growth and development plays a huge role on how the teeth, face and smile change as we age. Dr. Alpan specializes in growth and development of the face and incorporates your age and the changes that will occur into your treatment plan. Our goal is to enhance your existing features and help you maintain your improvement for a lifetime. Orthodontic treatment at any age my cause a brace lift – face lift affect and the appearance of the face always improves. Alpan Orthodontics of Los Angeles is committed to creating healthy balanced teeth and bites to help improve facial esthetics. There is nothing that says more about you, then your smile, especially in Los Angeles. A long term study researched the top five events in a person’s life and found that Orthodontic treatment was always in the top five. Transforming your smile can be one of your top five experiences in life. Please call or email us to set up your free consultation to help you, with creating a fun pleasant experience around your smile enhancement.
Meet Dr. Zadmehr
Born and raised in Tehran, Iran, Dr. Sara Zadmehr graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of California Irvine. At the University of California Irvine she earned a DDS at UCLA School of Dentistry. Finally, she stufied for and received both a Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master of Science degree in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences at Temple University.
Dr. Zadmehr loves creating beautiful smiles for her patients and prioritizes comfort in her treatment plans. Her goal and passion is to see her patients proud of their smiles.
Interesting fact about Dr. Zadmehr: she competed as a figure skater and participated in the world figure skating championships two times. She is also fluent in Farsi.
When not at the orthodontic office, Dr. Zadmehr likes to spend time with her family and friends, taking Pilates classes, hiking, and cooking.
Are you a good candidate for Invisalign?
If you’re dealing with minor to moderate dental misalignment concerns, Invisalign might just be the ideal solution for you. Schedule a one-on-one consultation at our Woodland Hills office, and learn more about how Invisalign can effectively address your specific case and whether it suits your needs perfectly. We take into account various factors, such as the extent of misalignment, your budget considerations, and your desired level of involvement in the orthodontic treatment, to determine if Invisalign is the most suitable option for you.
Health benefits of having straight teeth
Little to No Cavities – When your teeth are misaligned, it can become quite challenging to uphold good oral health. Even with a diligent oral care routine that involves regular brushing and flossing, the problem of overlapping and crowded teeth persists, making it easy for food particles and bacteria to get trapped. As a result, plaque starts to accumulate, which can lead to tooth decay, cavities, and even gum disease. It’s essential to address tooth misalignment to maintain optimal oral hygiene and prevent potential dental issues.
Improved Jaw Alignment – In addition to oral health concerns, misaligned teeth can significantly impact your jaw’s proper placement. This misalignment can lead to issues like teeth clenching and teeth grinding (bruxism) and even affect your nutrition. Furthermore, it may contribute to the development of TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder, causing discomfort and pain in your neck and shoulders. Addressing misaligned teeth is crucial not only for oral health but also for overall well-being and comfort.
Improved Health and Wellbeing – Recent research has revealed a strong connection between your smile’s health and overall physical well-being. Neglecting tooth decay and gum disease results in tooth loss and expensive restorative treatments and heightens the risk of developing conditions like diabetes and heart disease. You can significantly contribute to an overall healthier lifestyle by achieving a straighter smile.
For more information on the benefits of Invisalign treatment and to schedule an appointment, do not hesitate to get in touch with our office. You can contact us directly or simply give us a call at 818-210-3913. We’re here to help you achieve your best smile!