Braces Don’t Just Align Your Smile

Braces don't just align crooked smiles, in fact, modern orthodontics help your smile with a variety of oral issues. At the orthodontic practice of Michael Emanuel DDS PLLC located in Brooklyn, New York, we are proud to help our patients of all ages avoid the pitfalls of poor oral health. If you... Read more »

Orthodontic Braces and Your Smile

Is your smile in need of orthodontic braces? Do you have crooked teeth or a misaligned jaw that needs straightening to get the flawless smile you desire? If so, orthodontic braces can provide many of the tools and treatments you need to fix even the worst malocclusions. Straight smiles make... Read more »

The Facts You Should Know About Your Orthodontic Appliance

Little did you know, there is more to braces than their ability to align your teeth and give you the smile of your dreams. So, if you're about to begin your orthodontic journey with braces in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Michael Emanuel encourages you to know a little more about... Read more »

Fun Facts About Cleaning Braces

Are you currently wearing orthodontic braces or thinking about doing so in the future? One significant reminder to keep in mind is the need to always make sure they are well cared for and properly maintained. Although braces seek to actively straighten your teeth, if they are damaged, they will... Read more »

Uncorrected Alignment Issues Can Cause Dental Attrition and Dental Fractures

It’s not uncommon for a tough meat fiber, fruit peel, or small seed to get stuck between two of your teeth. Most of the time, the offending object can be washed away with a vigorous rinse of your beverage and a little play with your tongue. However, there are other... Read more »

Your Fixed Retainer Needs Increased Oral Hygiene Focus

Having your braces adjusted at Dr. Michael Emanuel’s orthodontic clinic in Brooklyn, New York, has effectively corrected the alignment issues with your teeth. It’s important to understand that even once the braces hardware has been removed there will still be some residual tension in your dental sockets. To prevent this... Read more »

Top Tips for Keeping Your Orthodontic Braces Safe and Clean

If you wish for your orthodontic braces to correct your smile properly, it is important to maintain an atmosphere conducive to effective care. Do not put your teeth or your braces at risk with ineffective cleaning treatments. When cleaning your braces, treat them as you would your own teeth and... Read more »

Have You Been Preparing Your Smile for the Risks of Teenagerhood?

Have you been preparing your smile for the risks of teenagerhood? The teen years are some of the most vital years for your oral health because it is the time when the last remaining teeth erupt above the gum line, completing the set that needs to last for the rest... Read more »

Once Perfectly Aligned Your Child’s Braces Can Be Removed

Your child’s routine braces adjustment sessions at Michael Emanuel DDS PLLC’s Brooklyn, New York orthodontic clinic have been important to realigning their teeth for a more appealing smile and preventing future dental dysfunction. Once their teeth have achieved their ideal alignment, the braces hardware can be removed. However, there will... Read more »

Are Malocclusions Affecting the Health of Your Smile?

Malocclusions, which are more commonly referred to as “bad bites” are the misalignment of the teeth which fit poorly together with the jaw. This dental condition has a variety of causes, many of which are often out of one's control. For a look at what kinds of malocclusions might be affecting... Read more »