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Dr. Ora R. Canter, Your Orthodontist in Astoria, NY and Surrounding Areas

Clear Braces Vs Metal Braces: Invisalign Wins

Invisalign is more than just its attractiveness. It’s a game changer.  Sure, it’s convenient - candy is an option. It’s nearly invisible compared to the unmistakable visibility of braces. It gives patients the ultimate orthodontic product with plenty of benefits...

A Loosened Bracket Needs to Be Addressed Quickly

There are several different components that are used to create your child’s traditional braces. Brackets are firmly cemented onto the faces of their teeth before they are integrated with wires and other hardware elements. Periodic adjustment sessions are then used to...

Why You Need Braces

If you want a gorgeous smile, you’re not alone. That’s a big reason why so many people get braces. But here’s the thing - most people actually need braces for reasons other than good looks. Here at Dr. Canter's DDS in Astoria we recommend braces to everyone who truly...

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...

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,...

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. [doctor_name], encourages you to work on...

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 [dr_type] like Dr. [doctor_name] might be able to correct the alignment...

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...

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...

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...

Our award winning orthodontics team will provide you with the care you need for that everlasting smile you desire all at an affordable price. We are located on Steinway Street in Astoria , NY  and service patients in the the nearby areas of Queens, including Long Island City, Woodside, Elmhurst, Corona, Sunnyside, Jackson Heights, Ditmars Steinway and Middle Village as well as the 11106,11105,11104, 11102 & 11101 zip codes.

Ora Rosenfeld Canter, D.D.S