Proper Oral Hygiene in Braces Matters to the Health of Your Smile

Taking care of your smile is essential for those teeth you want to keep. This is even more so when you are investing time and money to straighten your smile with orthodontia. The basic essentials of brushing and flossing while wearing braces need to be continued while exercising caution to avoid accidentally harming... Read more »

You Don’t Have to Let a Canker Sore Linger in Your Mouth

Have you recently started orthodontic treatment and have discovered canker sores in your mouth? Do you know what canker sores look like? These temporary mouth sores will ease as your oral tissues adjust to your new braces within a couple of weeks. During this time, these sores will appear as... Read more »

What to Do If Your Braces Do Something Unusual

Do you know what to do if you are sitting down to a nice meal and your braces do something unusual? Most of the time wearing braces is uneventful, but occasionally the unexpected happens, so knowing what to do can make you more comfortable. Let's take a look at just... Read more »

Do Your Teeth Require Braces?

Are you in need of an orthodontic alignment? Do your teeth require braces? If so, our wonderful team can get you on the path to a straighter smile in no time. With braces, you can set crooked teeth straight once more, and fix your misaligned smile. Listed below are some... Read more »

Orthodontic Assessment

Ideally, orthodontic assessments should start early. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children should be evaluated by an orthodontist by age seven. At this age, Dr. Michael Emanuel can detect any issues with jaw growth and development and emerging teeth. Most children begin orthodontic treatment between the ages of... Read more »

A Straight Smile Is a Healthy Smile

Misalignment issues with our teeth and jaws are called malocclusions. The exact cause of a malocclusion can be as varied as the types of alignments issues that can plague our mouths. Despite all the varied challenges posed by the misalignments of our teeth, there are plenty of treatment options available,... Read more »

An Overview of Orthodontic Treatment

When you come to Michael Emanuel DDS PLLC to get orthodontic treatment for you or your child, we work hard to make your journey to straight teeth is as comfortable and quick as possible. Come to our office in Brooklyn, New York, if you think either of you have an... Read more »

How to Prevent Gum Disease During Orthodontic Treatment

If you are aligning your smile, you are more susceptible to gum disease than those who aren’t. This is because the braces make it more difficult to deeply clean your teeth and completely remove the plaque on a regular basis. If the plaque isn’t removed, it can form gum disease,... Read more »

The Dental Issues to Avoid When You Have Braces

Braces are great appliances that can help you have the perfect smile you deserve. They are very beneficial; however, they can cause some trouble if you’re not careful, and trouble equals longer treatment time. So, if you want to stay on track toward your perfect smile and if you want... Read more »

Do You Really Need Straight Teeth?

We all know that straightening teeth isn’t a simple, or quick, process, but we go through with it anyways because we want a bright, vibrant smile. However, the question to be asked is a pretty simple one – do we really need straight teeth? The short answer is yes, but... Read more »