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What is Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment in Whitestone?

At Avenue Orthodontics, we believe that early treatment and prevention is essential to excellent orthodontic health. Through early screening, we can tailor treatment specific to each patient’s needs. Contrary to popular belief that orthodontic work should be performed during the teenage years, orthodontists can manage treatment on select patients utilizing a two-pronged approach that aims to address problems early. This approach, known as two-phase orthodontic treatment, allows us to correct dental problems ... Read More
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Reap the Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment in Queens

Your orthodontic health is essential for a beautiful and long-lasting  smile. Poor orthodontic health can affect more than just your smile, such as your ability to chew, speak, and sleep.   At Avenue Orthodontics, we believe that it is important to be screened for any potential problems and receive treatment if necessary. Orthodontic problems can be treated at any age but certain issues are better treated at an earlier age. What should I look for? These are some of the most common orthodontic problems ... Read More
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Orthodontic Treatment – Bayside, NY

What Is Expected of You During Orthodontic Treatment? At Avenue Orthodontics, we are dedicated to providing you with individual attention and customized care of the most surpassing standard. At every stage of your orthodontic treatment at our Bayside, NY area practice serving College Point, Whitestone, and other communities throughout the region, we will support, encourage, and communicate openly with you. You will never be made to feel like just another patient because you and the Avenue Orthodontics team are ... Read More
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Tips for Brushing Your Teeth with Braces – Bayside, NY

Tips for Brushing Your Teeth with Braces – Bayside, NY
Tips for Brushing Your Teeth with Braces Many patients of Avenue Orthodontics realize that when they have traditional braces placed on their teeth, they will have to adjust their tooth brushing habits in certain ways; they’re just not sure exactly what changes they will have to make. Fortunately, as patients of Drs. Eleni Michailidis and Abraham Chahine, they can rest assured that they will be provided with thorough education about their orthodontic treatment and comprehensive instructions to follow that will ... Read More
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Invisalign® Bayside – Flushing, Whitestone – Eating and Drinking

Invisalign® Bayside – Flushing, Whitestone – Eating and Drinking
One of the greatest benefits associated with the Invisalign® orthodontic system is that patients are not limited in terms of the foods and beverages they can consume while undergoing treatment. When patients undergo treatment with conventional metal braces, there are certain foods they must avoid, including popcorn, nuts, and other hard, chewy, and sticky foods. Because the clear plastic aligners used in the Invisalign® treatment process are removable, they can enjoy these foods in moderation, as long as ... Read More
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What is an Ideal Bite

What is an Ideal Bite
Many patients who are referred to Avenue Orthodontics are told by their general dentists that their bite is off or that they have a “bad bite.” They turn to our experienced orthodontists, Dr. Eleni Michailidis and Dr. Abraham Chahine, for the most effective orthodontic solutions available, from Invisalign® to various types of dental braces. At our Bayside-area orthodontics practice, we tailor each patient’s orthodontic treatment to meet their unique needs and goals, providing them with a personalized ... Read More
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Is a Retainer Necessary after Orthodontic Treatment?

Is a Retainer Necessary after Orthodontic Treatment?
After undergoing months and sometimes even years of orthodontic treatment, it is perfectly understandable that many patients aren’t thrilled at the prospect of wearing a retainer afterwards. Yet, orthodontic retainers are an integral part of treatment.  At our Bayside-area practice, Avenue Orthodontics, we discuss the role that retainers play in the treatment process during initial consultations with patients so that they know precisely what to expect before committing to their orthodontic plan, whether ... Read More
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Early Orthodontic (Phase 1) treatment in Whitestone, Bayside, and Flushing

Get a Jump Start With Two Phase Treatment – Early Orthodontic treatment in Whitestone, Bayside and Flushing A proactive approach is always best, so it’s no surprise that orthodontic care works similarly. For some of our young patients, this proactive approach comes in the form of two phase treatment that begins the corrective process earlier rather than waiting as the condition worsens. Two phase treatment can help many children achieve the confident smile they desire. What is two-phase orthodontic ... Read More
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What’s the Difference?: Invisalign vs Braces in Whitestone

If you’re in need of orthodontic care, you have some decisions to make. You’ve found yourself in the trusted hands of Dr. Eleni Michailidis and Dr. Abraham Chahine but you haven’t decided what orthodontic treatment is best for you. The major decision remains: Invisalign or braces? There are many factors to consider before you make your big orthodontic decision. Some of these factors will be based on personal desires and cost, while others will be based on your individual needs for orthodontic ... Read More
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Clear Braces in Whitestone With Dr. Abraham Chahine

Modern-day Orthodontics has come a long way from the discomfort and cumbersome nature of braces from the past. Today’s selection of orthodontic treatments offers more options and versatility for the consumer. Amongst these options are a wonderful innovation known as clear braces. Many patients of Dr. Abraham Chahine and Dr. Eleni Michailidis are opting for the features and function of clear braces in Whitestone. What are clear braces? Clear braces are similar to traditional metal braces. Clear brackets are ... Read More
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