Mashouf Orthodontics Blog

  • When Should My Child Get Braces?

    16 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments

    The image of a teenager with braces is so common that it's become something of a rite of passage – all over the country, people improve their smile with braces during their teen years. But for many parents, the specific point at which a child should get braces is unclear: 12? 13? 14? As your dedicated San Jose orthodontist, we at Mashouf Orthodontics wanted to throw a little light on the subject and answer the question of when your child should get braces – and it might be earlier than you think!

  • Practice Philosophy

    18 Sep 2017 | 0 Comments

    At Mashouf Orthodontics, we strive to do more than just provide orthodontic treatment – we aim to help our patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles that they feel truly proud of for the rest of their lives. As a premier orthodontist serving patients of all ages throughout the San Jose, CA area, we are committed to maintaining a gold standard in treatment quality and the highest level of patient care. We believe that to truly create great smile, an orthodontic practice needs to go above and beyond for its patients – and that principle is deeply embedded in the philosophy of our practice.

  • What's the Difference Between Invisalign & Clear Aligners?

    18 Jul 2017 | 0 Comments

    At Mashouf Orthodontics, we're proud to offer a wide variety of orthodontic treatments to patients throughout the San Jose, CA area – and that means much more than just traditional metal braces! In addition to braces, we also offer clear braces, lingual braces, Invisalign, and clear aligner treatment. But those last two are often confusing for our patients – aren't Invisalign & clear aligners effectively the same? What's the difference between these two treatments?

  • 3Shape TRIOS Scanner

    14 Jun 2017 | 0 Comments

    At Mashouf Orthodontics, we’re committed to providing our patients with the best in orthodontic care. We do this by having an experienced staff, offering the most advanced in orthodontic procedures, and keeping our office stocked with state-of-the-art orthodontic technology. With this commitment in mind, we are proud to offer our patients treatment with the utmost efficiency and precision, thanks to our new scanning system: the 3Shape TRIOS Scanner.

  • Sleep Apnea

    13 Feb 2017 | 0 Comments

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common – and incredibly under-diagnosed – condition. Although the statistics are not yet fully reliable, it is estimated that a quarter of adults suffer from sleep apnea. What most people don't know, though, is that OSA can also affect children. In fact, up to 10% of children suffer from some form of sleep apnea, which can negatively impact the quality of their sleep, and subsequently their development.

  • Decalcification

    16 Dec 2016 | 0 Comments

    Welcome to Mashouf Orthodontics, in San Jose, CA, where the oral health and comfort of our patients is always our number one priority. We are a leading South Bay area orthodontic practice, with wonderful doctors and a highly committed team. Our office is unique from others due to our strong focus on collaboration. Our Drs. Cameron Mashouf, Kayhan Mashouf, and Shannon Hayashibara closely communicate with each other to ensure that each patient’s unique needs are being met and exceeded daily. We specialize in various types of braces and are so happy to see how excited our patients are after they’ve their braces removed! However, some patients, after the excitement subsides, notice faint white spots on their teeth. So what exactly are these commonly experienced white spots?

  • Welcome to Our Blog!

    13 Oct 2016 | 0 Comments

    Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and read our blog! We like to keep our patients up-to-date with what’s happening in the office, so check often for the latest posts. We may post an informational article, an announcement about an office contest or a spotlight on a special patient or staff member!