When it comes time to decide on braces for kids, you want to find the best orthodontist. Los Angeles, home to some of the most dazzling smiles in the world, has many Orthodontists to choose from, and we’ve created this list to help you.
Your child’s dentist may have recommended getting braces, or you may have decided to consult with an orthodontist on your own, concerned about your child’s teeth. You may be looking for a Los Angeles orthodontist who specializes in invisible braces for kids, or your dentist may do double duty and is an orthodontist, too.
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The process can vary from doctor to doctor. Some orthodontists prescribe using a spacer for a period of time, in order to make room for teeth that would otherwise crowd your child’s mouth, resulting in a crooked smile.
Once braces can be applied, they may stay on for a year or up to two or three, depending on the need. Some families may want to use Invisalign, a brand of invisible braces, but they may not be right for everyone.
Metal braces have come a long way in terms of design and efficacy, and kids no longer need to feel like they have what used to be called “Railroad Tracks” in their mouths.
How to Choose an Orthodontist
Braces for kids can be a big investment of time and money for a family, so it’s important to find the right doctor. Take the time to meet with a few orthodontists, and ask questions about their plan for treatment, how often you’ll need to visit, how long they predict your child will need to wear braces, and what the cost will be.
Most orthodontists will be happy to meet with you and give you all this information. Their office staff is trained to help you discover whether your insurance will cover some of the costs or not, and some offer payment plans if need be.
You and your child may be spending time in their office quite often over the next couple of years, so you should also note if it’s a comfortable place to be. Many Los Angeles orthodontist’s offices have comfortable seating, TVs, magazines, wifi, and even video game rooms for kids while they wait.
Meet TWO FRONT – your local, modern orthodontist who specializes in clear aligners for kids and teens. We also offer a care plan for adults looking for a smile tweak. Started by a Harvard-trained orthodontist, Two Front is a network of orthodontists who practice modern care. Say goodbye to painful, metal braces.
You are aware that your child might need orthodontic care: Do you know when to bring your child to their first orthodontic appointment? Do you know of a good/the best orthodontist in town? Does my child need braces or can they get treatment with clear aligners? How much should I be paying?
Two Front is bringing transparency to this industry – and one of our orthodontists will address your questions during your consultation.
For a limited time, we are offering:
• A free, 5-minute virtual consultation with a Two Front orthodontist – availability here
• $1,000 off your clear aligners with code MOMSLA20
Two Front 10585 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles 90025
Vision Orthodontics 10700 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 140, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Westside Braces Multiple Offices 25550 Hawthorne Blvd., #207, Torrance 90505 8731 ½ La Tijera Blvd, Los Angeles 90045
Westwood Orthodontics 1033 Gayley Ave. #106, Los Angeles, CA 90024
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