Category: Braces

Braces Or Invisalign: What Option Is Best For Your Needs?

  Straightening your smile can be an investment, so it’s important that you decide an option that suits your needs. Shirley Orthodontics and Pediatrics in NY offers a variety of methods that you can choose, from traditional braces to more discreet options. Today, we’ll discuss the differences between each option. This can help you determine… Read more »

How Traditional Braces Correct Your Misalignment

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In our last blog, we looked at how Invisalign® shifts the alignment of your smile with clear aligners. But what if you or your teen has a more substantial case of misalignment? For these severe cases, we could correct smiles with traditional metal braces. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist talks about improving… Read more »

What Happens After Braces?

In recent blogs, we have discussed phase one treatment and the process of alignment. During phase one treatment, your orthodontist will help guide the growth of your child’s jaw into the proper position before the alignment process can begin. Then, your little one can begin wearing braces. Adults can also straighten their smile the traditional… Read more »

What’s Better: Braces Or Invisalign?

Having properly aligned teeth has several benefits. You may feel more confident, it can eliminate some dental problems, and your speech may be clearer as well. At Shirley Orthodontics And Pediatrics in New York, we have several options to help our patients achieve a straight smile. In today’s blog, we are here to discuss the… Read more »

Helping Uneven Smiles With Braces

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If you or your teen have misalignment, then your oral health could suffer. But our team can treat misalignment, even severe cases, with our braces. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about how we treat poor alignment with metal braces, and what to expect from treatment.

The Benefits Of Orthodontic Care

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When deciding to improve the position of your teeth, you have multiple options for orthodontic care. Not only does aligning your smile please the eye, but its’ straighter position can offer wonderful improvements for your oral health. You may find your new smile easier to clean when brushing and flossing, as crowded teeth can foster deposits… Read more »

Deciding To Straighten Your Smile

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The decision to straighten the position of your teeth comes with several benefits. By learning more about the different treatments available to correct your smile, you can feel confident with an appliance that addresses your degree of malocclusion. When your teeth have a more severe degree of misalignment, traditional orthodontic braces offer the strength necessary… Read more »

The Strength Of Traditional Braces

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If you have been thinking about correcting the position of your teeth, understanding the benefits of each orthodontic treatment can help you decide which to pursue. When you have a higher degree of malocclusion, traditional braces can offer the strength necessary to address your misalignment. Not only will this treatment offer a more eye-pleasing appearance,… Read more »

Should You Consider Braces?

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Do you have dental misalignment? Without treatment, your uneven teeth could lead to major complications with your oral health, not to mention the beauty of your smile too. Fortunately, we can help with braces! In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about when to consider braces.

Traditional Braces Can Offer An Even Smile

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When you have a serious case of dental misalignment, this could lead to poor oral health and make you feel self-conscious about your smile. but we can offer orthodontics to help correct uneven smiles, so you can smile with confidence. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about traditional braces.