Understanding TMJ Disorder

Jaw problems aren’t fun. They’re painful, affect how you eat, and how you talk. Without a properly working jaw, it’s hard to feel confident or sure about anything in life. Sadly, a lot of people deal with a common jaw problem called TMJ disorder. The TMJ – or temporomandibular joint – is a critical part… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Improve Your Alignment

In the professional workforce, it can be embarrassing to align your smile with metal braces. Luckily, Invisalign® can help improve the alignment of your teeth discreetly, so no one will notice you are wearing them. When it comes to improving your teeth’s alignment, our , Dr. serving the Queens, Long Island City, Woodside, Elmhurst, Corona,… Read more »

How to Have a Good Easter With Braces

Do you want to have a good Easter this year? If so, one way to do so is by caring for your smile and orthodontic braces. If you care for these things, you reduce your chances of running into problems. So, our orthodontist, Dr. , encourages you to work on having a good Easter with… Read more »

Teeth Corrected by Invisalign® Might Need a Clear Plastic Retainer

Minor changes can start to occur with the oral structure of your mouth and the alignment of your teeth as you age. If the deviations in your dentition are caught in a reasonable amount of time a like Dr. might be able to correct the alignment of your teeth with Invisalign®. This series of clear… Read more »

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 »