Dental Hygiene During Orthodontic Treatment

Dental hygiene is always important, but it is perhaps more so if you are wearing braces. Dental hygiene during orthodontic treatment can prevent issues like cavities under the brackets and discoloration. To ensure that you or your child are cleaning your braces and teeth properly, Dr. Michael Emanuel and our team are happy to over instruction and advice. Rinsing &... read more »

All About the Orthodontic Appliances That Can Give You the Smile You Want

If you’re interested in orthodontic treatment, there are many different appliances that can help you. This means you can align your teeth in any way you desire, as long as it fits your needs. Our orthodontist, Dr. Michael Emanuel, is happy to tell you all about those appliances so you can know a little more. Now, remember: This doesn’t mean... read more »

Why You Should Think About Removable Appliances

There are lots of ways to straighten your teeth, and recent advancements in orthodontic technology make it possible to straighten your pearly whites without fixed appliances. There are many different appliances for many different purposes, but we’ll highlight just a few of them here. Here are a few removable orthodontic appliances you should be familiar with: Aligners. Unlike metal braces,... read more »

How to Help Your Orthodontist Give You the Smile You Have Always Wanted

If you’re on your orthodontic journey, you’re probably dreaming about the beautiful smile you’ll have at the end of the treatment. This is the case for many people. However, little did they know, their orthodontist doesn’t do all the work. In fact, the patients have to help their orthodontist provide the results they desire. So, to help you help Dr.... 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 the appliance. To help you, he is happy to share... 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 shallow ulcers which are white (or yellow) surrounded by a... 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 a few things that can crop up while you are... 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 alignment problem. During the initial visit, Dr. Michael Emanuel will... read more »