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
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!
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
The short answer is – you will not know. Unless you are an orthodontist, you will not be able to assess all the different parts that make up your child’s bite. At times, your dentist may also miss some issues … Continue reading →
IT’S PROM THEME WEEK at Jacaranda Smiles! Who doesn’t love dressing up like you are the belle (or the beau) of the ball? This week at Jacaranda Smiles, it is YOUR CHANCE to be part of the party! So dress … Continue reading →
One of the questions we get often is how long it takes to straighten or whiten teeth. Straightening or whitening teeth on a time crunch, although not ideal, is a possibility! There are many people like brides, adults who have … Continue reading →