Archive for the Month: February 2010

A Patient Testimonial of Newhart Orthodontics

February 27th, 2010

We received a wonderful remark from a patient, and wanted to share it with all of you. If you’d like to write a review for Dr. Newhart, find us on Yelp or Google Maps!

Dr. Newhart was so very personable, friendly, and took time to explain every detail about the care that was being given. He is the first doctor that we have had experience with who seemed to genuinely care about each patient. ~ Jade W.

The advantage of Invisalign Teen™ at Newhart Orthodontics

February 19th, 2010

At an age when image is so important, the thought of having metal brackets and wires constantly attached to teeth may intensify the already-delicate confidence of today’s teens. But… not to worry! There is a clear alternative to traditional braces! The team at Newhart Orthodontics thought we’d remind you that Invisalign Teen™ gives you a whole new way to wear braces for a “clearly” amazing smile!

For many teens, Invisalign Teen offers a trouble-free, clear alternative to traditional braces; and not only that, but it offers them the chance to have straight teeth without losing self-confidence!

So how does Invisalign Teen work? Much in the same fashion as Invisalign, but with a few added characteristics tailored specifically to teenagers’ lifestyles. For instance, Invisalign Teen is designed with “compliance indicators” that fade from dark to light during the two week period that particular tray is used and once it has faded teens know to change trays. Each aligner comes with up to six free individual replacement aligners in case the original aligner ends up lost or broken. Another big benefit for the patient!

The treatment period for Invisalign Teen varies from nine to 18 months. If your teen is considering orthodontic treatment, please contact us and we’ll answer any questions you may have about Invisalign Teen.

Convenient access to your account and appointments, 24/7 on our web site

February 9th, 2010

At Newhart Orthodontics, we embrace new technology, whether it is through the innovative orthodontic treatments that we offer, our high-tech web site and social networks, or our modern offices conveniently located in Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, and Inglewood CA!

Did you know that patients at our office have access to their account, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, on our web site? You can look up your appointments and all of your account details at your convenience, from the comfort of your own home! You can even receive appointment reminders through email or text messages!

Just see what some of our patients have to say about this service!

None of my other doctors have a website so this tool is wonderful and demonstrates that excellent customer service is important to Dr. Newhart. ~ Kenya D.

It helped to remind me of the appointments I have and the amount I have left to pay, it really helps me when I budget throughout the year. ~ Deshiba P.

I was able to update my personal info without having to come in, or having to call the office. Also, I was able to find my financial record! ~ Briana L.

You can sign up for this convenient service on our web site by clicking the “Patient Login” button on our homepage. Please call the team at 424-354-2735 if you have any questions!

Is Invisalign® really customized for each patient?

February 1st, 2010

Yes, it is, and that’s part of what makes it work. To find out if you are the right candidate for Invisalign treatment, the first thing we do is to take an impression of your teeth as they are now and digitize it. Using special software, we look at the current positioning of your teeth and compare it to the way your teeth should look.

Next we use special software to map out the exact path your teeth will take from the beginning of your treatment to the end. Based on the results, a set of custom aligners are created just for your teeth. Throughout the course of treatment, you will be required to wear these clear, removable aligners one at a time; each one moving your teeth closer and closer to their final, perfectly aligned position. And since the aligners are virtually invisible, nobody around you will even know you are wearing braces!

Dr. Newhart is one of the top Invisalign orthodontists in the country, having achieved the status of Invisalign Elite Premier Provider. If you have questions about Invisalign, or would like to find out if you are a candidate for Invisalign treatment, give us a call at 424-354-2735.