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What is the Best Orthodontic Treatment for Your Lifestyle?

What is the Best Orthodontic Treatment for Your Lifestyle?

Long Beach, CA – Gone are the days when the only option for straightening your smile were large metal braces. Today, there are a host of different options to choose from, and many of them are much more cosmetically pleasing. At HD Orthodontics, we work […]

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What Happens at an Orthodontic Consultation?

What Happens at an Orthodontic Consultation?

Long Beach, CA – While orthodontic treatment can occur at any age, the ideal time to have an orthodontic consultation is when your child is around the age of seven. This is because your child will have a good mix of primary and permanent teeth, […]

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Dr. Heather Desh Named Favorite Orthodontist

Dr. Heather Desh Named Favorite Orthodontist

Long Beach, CA –Dr. Heather Desh and HD Orthodontics have been named the 2018 FavoriteOrthodontist by the Press-Telegram’s Reader’s Choice Awards. These annual reader’s choice awards are an honor, and we are so pleased that our patients and their families recognized us yet again. Last […]

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Orthodontics Can Help TMJ Sufferers

Orthodontics Can Help TMJ Sufferers

Long Beach, CA – One common problem many adults complain about is TMJ pain. The temporomandibular joint is one of the most commonly used joints in the body. Think of how many times you open and close your mouth in a day – it is […]

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Just Say No to DIY Orthodontics

Just Say No to DIY Orthodontics

Long Beach, CA – If you spend any amount of time on social media sites or watching TV, chances are good you’ve seen advertisements for a company called Smile Direct Club. The company touts the benefits of getting a straight smile using Invisalign-like clear aligners, […]

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What Affects Orthodontic Treatment Times?

What Affects Orthodontic Treatment Times?

Long Beach, CA – When orthodontic patients learn they need braces, the most commonly asked question is often “how long will I need to wear them?” Unfortunately, orthodontists can’t give exact time frames and there are several reasons why. The average length of time in […]

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Invisalign Tips and Tricks

Invisalign Tips and Tricks

Long Beach, CA – If you are an orthodontic patient who opted for Invisalign treatment, chances are good you chose it for the minimal impact you felt it would have on your daily life. The aligners are clear, rendering them practically invisible, and they are […]

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20 Things to Know Before Getting Invisalign in Long Beach

20 Things to Know Before Getting Invisalign in Long Beach

Long Beach, CA – Invisalign is a wonderful orthodontic treatment option for many patients. The clear plastic aligners are comfortable, discrete and removable. But, before you opt for the treatment, we want to be sure you know everything you need to know about the treatment. […]

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Why Choose a Board Certified Orthodontist?

Why Choose a Board Certified Orthodontist?

Long Beach, CA – When it comes to choosing an orthodontist for yourself or your child, there are a lot of things to consider. But one thing you need to be sure of is that you are choosing an orthodontist with the highest level of […]

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Why Should You Choose HD Orthodontics?

Why Should You Choose HD Orthodontics?

Long Beach, CA – The goal of orthodontic treatment is to create a beautiful, properly functioning smile that can last a lifetime. But not all orthodontic practices are created equally – it’s important to do your research before choosing the right practice for you. HD […]

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