How Can I Treat My Crooked Teeth?

If you have crooked teeth, then it’s best to consider your options. Crooked teeth not only take the beauty from your smile, but they also promote dental issues, like tooth decay and gum disease. Aligning your teeth can help you in a myriad of ways, so feel free to call our office and schedule an… Read more »

Invisalign® and Malocclusion Repair

Recognized by magazines and media as a dental innovation, Invisalign® teeth aligners can help malocclusion patients whose bite is marred by crowding or spacing. With their Adult and Teen products, Invisalign correctors are used all over the country as a viable alternative to braces. Their clear plastic appliances are custom-fitted from a series of 3-D… Read more »

Delicious Braces-Friendly Desserts

For people new to braces, eating can be a discouraging affair. There are many food favorites that you cannot eat while wearing braces, such as sticky caramel, nuts, and popcorn. However, don’t despair! There are still plenty of foods you CAN eat! Here are some party-friendly dessert ideas to indulge in occasionally, even while wearing… Read more »

The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Benefits of Braces

In order to ensure the best possible oral health for your smile, it is generally noted that a person’s teeth need to be straight. This is because numerous ailments and issues can arise with crooked teeth. Your mouth tends to function much better with straight teeth, including eating and speaking. In addition, straight teeth are… Read more »

What You Should Know About Retainers

The time has come for your braces to be removed and you are excited! You’re ready to show the world your new, straight smile. You may be wondering, however, what comes after braces. In most cases, our will recommend a retainer after braces or aligner treatment. As the name suggests, a retainer is used to… Read more »

How Do I Keep My Invisalign® Aligners in Tip-Top Shape?

Your Invisalign® aligners need to stay in top-notch condition if you want a successful orthodontic journey. This is because if you don’t take good care of your aligners, they won’t care for your smile the way you need them to. In fact, you could even suffer orthodontic and dental complications. So, it’s best to keep… Read more »

Tips on Brushing and Flossing Your Teeth with Braces

Our office at Ora R. Canter, DDS Orthodontics in New York, takes pride in the quality of your orthodontic experience. We want you to take that same quality experience home with you. That is why we are happy to provide you with expert advice on how to properly clean your teeth with braces, so you… Read more »

Holiday Food Guide: Braces

The holidays are coming up, and with them comes copious amounts of candy and other treats. Unfortunately, many of these treats would damage your child’s braces. How do you strike the balance–make the holiday fun, while maintaining excellent oral health AND not damaging any wires or brackets? Our office is here with a few suggestions… Read more »

How to Keep Plaque at Bay When You Have Braces

Plaque is a dangerous substance that sticks to the teeth and braces. If you don’t prevent plaque buildup regularly, there is a chance you could experience cavities, gum disease, and white-spotted teeth. As you may already know, it’s important to do all you can to keep plaque at bay, and our orthodontist, Dr. , is… Read more »

The Orthodontic Treatments Available

Only the rare person is born with teeth that are aligned perfectly. Because of this, orthodontics can make a huge difference for the majority of people, adults and children alike. There are several types of braces available. Speak with Dr. to discover which type best meets your needs and goals. Traditional Braces Made from quality… Read more »