Instructions For Appliances

For each appliance, there are detailed instructions about how to take care of it at home. If you want to know more about the appliance and why Dr. Amin Movahhedian and Dr. Hamed Vaziri utilize them, please contact our office...

Life With Braces

Now that you have your braces, how do you take care of them? It’s important for you to know how to take care of your braces properly throughout your entire orthodontic treatment...

Life With Invisalign

For the first few days, speaking may be different with the aligners. To learn how to speak with them, talk more or read aloud. Wear your aligners for at least 22 hours a day. Wear each set of aligners for two weeks, unless otherwise instructed. Always save your last set of aligners when you upgrade to the next set...

Instructions For Retainers

Your smile and teeth look excellent after you are done with your braces or Invisalign. Your retainers will help to maintain that! Much like your nails and hair that constantly grow, your teeth move throughout your life but at a much slower pace. If they are left without proper retention, your teeth will tend to go back to their original position...

Rubber Bands

It is rare that we see a patient with braces who doesn’t need to wear rubber bands at some point in their treatment. Rubber bands work in conjunction with braces to achieve a beautiful smile along with an excellent bite. With braces, we are able to straighten the upper and lower teeth independent of one another. Rubber bands allow the upper and lower teeth to fit with one another...

Teeth Whitening At Home

This page is focused on providing detailed instructions about AvA Orthodontics’ prescribed at-home teeth whitening for our patients. If you are seeking general information about teeth whitening, please see our treatment page...

Before Wisdom Tooth Surgery

This page is centered around providing detailed, step by step instructions on how you can properly prepare before wisdom tooth surgery. AvA Orthodontics' has provided information on eating & drinking, appropriate clothing, transportation, and more so you can be prepared.

After Wisdom Tooth Surgery

At AvA Orthodontics, we do what we can to ensure that you know exactly what to expect after wisdom tooth surgery. On this page, we will cover transportation, oral hygiene, what to do when you are experiencing discomfort, and more.