Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

Early Orthodontic Treatment Can Correct Gapped Teeth

From birth through the teenage years, your child’s mouth is constantly developing into a shape and structure that can expand with their overall growth. In particular, the elementary school years are when most children lose their baby teeth and receive their permanent teeth in their place. Due to developments in... Read more »

Recognizing Malocclusions in Your Smile

Maintaining proper oral health and good care of your teeth includes ensuring they are in the right alignment. If your teeth or jaws have developed any alignment issues, this could put you at risk of several different oral health problems and cause you to have a smile you don’t want... Read more »

A Retainer Can Help Preserve the Alignment of Your Teeth

Traditional braces are often used to correct misaligned teeth. They are often an effective treatment option for addressing problems like malocclusion, overcrowded teeth and other deviations in your dentition. The realignment process relies on regularly scheduled adjustments performed by our orthodontists to tighten the braces hardware. The progressive tension applied... Read more »

How Are Lingual Braces Different From Traditional Braces?

If you are looking for a way to make your teeth straighter, there are many treatments available to you. Braces are just one option, and you can also try a unique variety called lingual braces. Lingual braces work in much the same way as traditional braces. By being applied to... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

Invisalign® Bayside – Flushing, Whitestone – Eating and Drinking

Invisalign in Whitestone 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,... Read more »

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... Read more »