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Dr. Ora R. Canter DDS: Orthodontist in Astoria On Steinway Street.

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,...

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 [dr_type] will recommend a retainer after braces or aligner...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. [doctor_name] to discover...

Do Orthodontists Like Working with Adult Patients?

Even though orthodontists work mainly with patients who are kids and teens, that doesn’t mean they don’t like working with adults. In fact, it’s strongly encouraged for adults to align their smiles if needed. Our orthodontist, Dr. [doctor_name], absolutely enjoys...

Call Us If You Have a Broken Retainer

Now that you are about to have your braces taken off, you need to get ready for the next phase of your treatment, which is wearing a retainer. The job of your braces was to move your teeth and the ligaments of your jaw into new alignments. The job of the retainer is...

Keeping Your Teeth Clean When You Have Braces

Even though your teeth may be harder to see with your new braces on, don’t forget about them! You still need to brush and floss just as always, although you will have to make a few adjustments. It is a good idea to brush at least twice a day. However, with braces, you...

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