The Reasons to Spring for Orthodontics

This spring, why not prepare your smile for a new adventure? If you are thinking about aligning your teeth, now could be an excellent time! There are many reasons to choose orthodontics. Aligned teeth can improve your oral health and the appearance of your smile, giving you a healthy and beautiful result. Our orthodontist, Dr. Michael Emanuel, is happy to... read more »

Why Choose Invisalign® to Improve Your Smile

Do you wish you could have straighter teeth but want to avoid the embarrassment of braces? If so, Invisalign® could be right for you! Invisalign has swept the world, leaving a trail of happy and aligned smiles in its wake. To teach you more about Invisalign, Dr. Michael Emanuel in Brooklyn, New York, is happy to tell you more about... read more »

Brushing Your Teeth While You Have Braces

Usually, it is a good idea to brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once a day. Some people brush after every meal, and if you choose to do that, you should wait for thirty minutes after your meal before you brush, to give your saliva time to clean the acid from your teeth. When you wear... 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 happy smiles because a set of misaligned teeth can easily... 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 not be able to function needed. Listed below are a... 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 continue to care for them every day. The first step... 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 of your life. It is also a time when peer... 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 your smile, let's take a brief overview: - Misplaced midlines occur... read more »

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 the brackets and wires. Because flossing can be difficult with... 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 of the benefits of braces: - Braces can improve your... read more »