What Is Oral Surgery?

What Is Oral Surgery?

Finding out that you or your child needs oral surgery can bring questions and uncertainty for anyone.  It can also be surprising to have the subject of oral surgery brought up during a dental appointment — particularly if you have never undergone or had to consider a procedure before. From wanting to know how extensive […]

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What is a Palate Expander?

What is a Palate Expander?

One of the biggest advantages to starting orthodontic treatment early is the ability to better adjust a child’s bite and jaw alignment. While the bones are still growing, it is easier to encourage the straightening and aligning needed to achieve good outcomes. Palate expanders are one of the devices that can help with early orthodontic treatment, […]

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What Age Do Kids Get Braces?

What Age Do Kids Get Braces?

Wondering what age kids get braces is a frequent question parents ask when planning future oral health needs. This is especially true if one or more parents had braces themselves, and know it may be likely going forward. No two situations are exactly alike, and some kids may need braces earlier or later than others […]

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How Long Do Braces Take?

How Long Do Braces Take?

One of the biggest questions that many young people have when they find out they will need to wear braces is how long it will take. While everyone wants the end result of straighter teeth and better jaw alignment, most of us want to move on from the maintenance and adjustments that go with wearing […]

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Types of Braces

Types of Braces

When you think of braces, the first thing that probably pops into your head is traditional metal braces with wires and rubber bands. There’s a good reason for this, because metal braces are by far the most common type of orthodontic brace, and a very effective option. But there is actually a range of other […]

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Will My Child Need to Wear a Retainer After Braces

Will My Child Need to Wear a Retainer After Braces?

Next to braces, wearing a retainer is probably the first thing many people think when they think of orthodontic treatment. But it is also common for children and parents to have questions about wearing retainers, either before or during the braces being put onto the teeth. One of the most frequent questions is whether it […]

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AC Pediatric Dentistry Opens Hollywood Location

Coming Soon — AC Pediatric Dentistry Opens Hollywood Location!

Accessible Location in Sheridan Plaza Across from Temple Solel The AC Pediatric Dentistry family is pleased to announce the opening of a brand new office in Hollywood — coming soon! Inside our new Hollywood location, you’ll find the same happy, vibrant, and family-friendly environment your family expects at our practice. The new Hollywood team is […]

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Accelerated Orthodontics

What is Accelerated Orthodontics?

One of the most common concerns that many people have about orthodontic treatment is the timeframe. Whether you are an adult or an adolescent, you want to spend as little time in braces as possible — while still enjoying the benefits of straighter teeth and better jaw alignment. Accelerated orthodontics is a newer approach to […]

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What is an Orthodontist

What is an Orthodontist?

When most of us think of an orthodontist, the first thing that comes to mind is probably braces. But what does an orthodontist do really? And how are they different from a dentist? Orthodontists can play a big role in not only the appearance of your smile, but also overall oral health. The decision to […]

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Best Age for Orthodontic Treatment

What is the Best Age for Orthodontic Treatment?

 It’s very common to begin to wonder about orthodontic treatment and braces for your children. After all, many of us had braces as adolescents, and it’s natural to have questions about whether the guidelines for starting orthodontic care are the same —or if there have been changes. If you are looking to make sure […]

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