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Orthodontist in Pembroke Pines | Why Do Straight Teeth Matter?

Many people assume that orthodontic treatment is purely for aesthetics. However, when it comes to deciding whether or not to give your child orthodontics, you should know some of the other many benefits that straight teeth have to offer. Take … Continue reading

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Pediatric Dentist in Plantation | Getting Toddlers to Brush

Teeth brushing should be introduced to your child as soon as their first teeth appear. During the toddler years, your child will have most or all of their teeth. At that time it becomes crucial that they start brushing on a … Continue reading

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Pediatric Dentistry in Plantation | Early Dental Concerns

The sooner children begin getting regular dental checkups, the healthier their mouths will stay throughout their lives. Early checkups from your pediatric dentistry in Plantation will prevent cavities and tooth decay that can lead to pain and other oral health … Continue reading

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Silver Diamine Fluoride in Pembroke Pines

The FDA recently approved SDF (Silver diamine fluoride) for use as a tooth desensitizer. Studies have shown it also has the ability to slow or to stop tooth decay from spreading. This product has great potential for our pediatric patients … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Jacaranda Smiles

Happy Holidays from Jacaranda Smiles! We hope that you have a holiday season filled with smiles and shared with loved ones. We love our Jacaranda Smiles family and wish you all the best in the New Year!

Is Invisalign for me?

How Do I Know If I Am a Candidate for Invisalign?

Invisalign is an alternative to braces for orthodontic movement of the teeth. Hence, the best person to check if you are a candidate for invisalign is Dr. Khakhria or your neighborhood orthodontist. An orthodontist will have spent an additional 2 … Continue reading

What is the Best Kind of Mouth Guard with Braces?

What is the Best Kind of Mouth Guard with Braces?

A customized mouth-guard cannot work so well with braces as the teeth are constantly moving. Unless you can customize it each time you wear it. The other issue is the mouth-guard getting stuck in the braces. Be careful. There are … Continue reading

Can I still see a dentist with braces?

Can I Still See the Dentist with Braces?

Absolutely, Dr. Khakhria wants you to see your dentist every 3 months for a cleaning at the very least. This also allows your dentist to communicate with Dr. Khakhria if he or she has any requests to make your treatment … Continue reading

Financing options for orthodontic treatments

Does Jacaranda Smiles offer financing options for orthodontic treatment?

Great futures begin with great smiles. In today’s age finance should never be an issue when it comes to you or your child’s future. Dr. Khakhria offers in house and third party financing to make it as easy as possible. … Continue reading

Braces for kids in South Florida.

Can Children Get Braces If They Still Have Baby Teeth?

  Yes. Baby teeth can be used strategically depending on the specific situation. All Phase I patients usually still have baby teeth.  Dr. Khakhria likes to use all the resources he can to get the best possible results.