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Braces vs Aligners

Braces vs Aligners

People who come to Upper East Side Orthodontics for orthodontic treatment usually come prepared with several questions, not the least of which is whether they should opt for braces vs aligners. While there isn’t one “right” solution for those who need these types of dental appliances, there are advantages and disadvantages to each one that should be considered. Visibility The…

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What is a Deep Bite?
What is a Deep Bite?

A deep bite is more often referred to among non-medical personnel as an overbite. Some also refer to it as a closed bite. What is a deep bite and should you be worried?, Your New York, NY orthodontist can tell you that it is a condition where the upper front teeth are greatly overlapping the bottom front teeth. Since this…

Types of Malocclusion Explained
Types of Malocclusion Explained

Malocclusion is a medical term used to misalignment of teeth which can lead to oral complications such as overcrowding, overbite, crossbite, and underbite. Upper East Side Orthodontics explains the different types of malocclusions as follows: Overcrowding – This is the most popular form of malocclusions especially in adults. It refers to the crowding of teeth due to insufficient space. This…

Open Bite: What It Is and How It’s Fixed
Open Bite: What It Is and How It’s Fixed

Many people have upper and lower teeth that come together in a way that leaves space between the two sets of teeth when the bite is closed. This condition is commonly called an open bite or malocclusion. An open bite is often the result of childhood habits like thumb sucking or tongue thrusting which involves pushing the tongue through the…

All the Ways to Fix Your Bite
All the Ways to Fix Your Bite

There are many options you can choose from when it comes to correcting a bite problems. Choosing the right solution is usually dependent on your bite issue, age, and even your finances. Fortunately, there’s usually a solution available from Dr. Vaysman, Dr. Basir, and Dr. Jahn’Shahi for anyone that has bite problems. Your Options Traditional braces are still the most…

Do Adults Have To Wear Retainers?
Do Adults Have To Wear Retainers?

Most people are only too happy to discard their retainers, after having worn them along with braces for months if not years, to get their teeth straightened. But does it cause any harm to your teeth, if you abruptly quit wearing those corrective retainers? Dr. Vaysman, Dr. Basir, and Dr. Jahn Shahi, your New York, NY orthodontist experts, offer the…

Time for Braces! What You Should Know
Time for Braces! What You Should Know

If you have misaligned teeth and would like to get braces, consult your professional Upper East Side Orthodontists first. In the first appointment, Dr. Basir, Dr. Vaysman, or Dr. Jahn’Shahi will discuss your dental history and examine your teeth so as to determine the best treatment course to take. If you decide to get dental braces, our team will further…

A Perfect Smile: Your Child and Braces
A Perfect Smile: Your Child and Braces

Children benefit from orthodontic treatment when they have a “bad bite.” Their teeth might be crowded or crooked, or the jaws might be misaligned. Your New York dentist might recommend braces to correct the problem, which results in a beautiful smile and healthier mouth. An abnormal bite can contribute to many dental problems, including; Tooth decay Tooth loss Gum disease…