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Braces vs Invisalign: Which is the Real Winner?

 Of all of the treatment plan options Dr. Barry Glaser of Glaser Orthodontics near Jefferson Valley, NY, most patients choose treatment with either traditional metal braces vs Invisalign clear aligners. When considering a plan for orthodontic treatment, it can be difficult to decide which plan is best for you or your child’s needs. So many factors need to be considered (price, length of treatment, comfort and convenience, visibility). It can be difficult to divine which pros outweigh which cons. No matter...

Adults Can Get Braces, Too!

 Today, adults wearing braces make up about half of all orthodontic patients in the United States. It is never too late for an adult to attain a healthier mouth, straighter teeth, and a perfect smile. Dr. Barry Glaser and the team at Glaser Orthodontics near Croton-on-Hudson, NY are experts in adult orthodontic treatment. There is a general misconception that braces are worn only by children and teenagers. But, orthodontic treatments with braces have evolved considerably in recent years. Braces have become...

Orthodontic Treatment for Crooked Teeth

 Dr. Barry Glaser of Glaser Orthodontics works every day with patients who are looking to fix their crooked teeth (malocclusions) and other orthodontic issues. An orthodontist is a dentist that has received special education and training after graduating from dental school. They deal mainly with the diagnosis, prevention, and correction of the malposition of teeth and jaws. The professionals of Glaser Orthodontics near Jefferson Valley, NY can help you better understand the benefits of orthodontic treatment for crooked teeth. Treatment Process...

Does Invisalign Hurt?

 Dr. Barry Glaser and the team at Glaser Orthodontics near Croton-on-Hudson, NY are knowledgeable and experienced orthodontic professionals. They are sensitive to their patient’s lifestyles, needs, and treatment goals when undergoing orthodontic treatment with Invisalign. A concern that patients express when considering orthodontic treatment is the amount of discomfort they may experience throughout the course of treatment. Different treatments have different pros and cons. Braces Can Be Uncomfortable. The clear aligner trays are an effective and convenient alternative to traditional braces. Treatment...

Do Braces Hurt?

 Orthodontic treatment with braces can be uncomfortable occasionally, but most often, the “hurt” reported by a patient is more of a feeling of pressure and can be more accurately described as “discomfort.” The best way to avoid or reduce any discomfort that may be associated with braces is to keep a conscientious care schedule. Dr. Barry Glaser of Glaser Orthodontics knows that a patient who is consistently experiencing pain or discomfort associated with their braces near Yorktown Heights, NY should...

Dentist or Orthodontist? What’s the Difference?

Dr. Barry Glaser of Glaser Orthodontics near Peekskill, NY has some tips to help patients distinguish between a dentist and an orthodontist. The difference between an orthodontist and a dentist may be indistinguishable to some people. Something that many folks don’t know is that all orthodontists can be dentists, but not all dentists can be orthodontists. They are both certified oral health care professionals, both treat and maintain the health of your teeth and gums, and both have the education...

How To Make Your Invisalign Treatment Quick and Easy

Invisalign patients of Dr. Barry Glaser enjoy a more comfortable and convenient orthodontic treatment around Garrison, NY, in Putnam County, NY. The system of plastic aligners are effective at providing the wearer with a straighter smile while being much less noticeable in the mouth. Invisalign offers benefits that traditional braces can’t offer; they are removable by the wearer. This is a critical reason why many Glaser Orthodontics patients have chosen Invisalign for themselves.  Although Invisalign is one of the most advanced...

No Age Limit When it Comes to Braces

Adults who are considering orthodontic treatment with braces near Putnam County, NY are finding that the patients of Dr. Barry Glaser and the team at Glaser Orthodontics have more positive treatment experiences and more successful outcomes.  A concern for adults considering adult orthodontic treatment with braces is that their treatment will not fit into their otherwise busy schedules, and that orthodontic care will become a burden. Adult patients of Dr. Barry Glaser and the team at Glaser Orthodontics are advised...

Six Of The Best Foods to Eat During Your Treatment with Braces

Many orthodontics patients with braces are unsure of what foods are restricted in their diets. Many also believe the list of foods to avoid is longer than it actually is. Dr. Barry Glaser of Glaser Orthodontics shares some ideas about what foods are safely enjoyed and which foods are best to avoid eating while wearing braces near Yorktown, NY. It is true that during your treatment with braces there are limitations on what you can eat. But the time (and...

How Often Do I Need to Visit an Orthodontist?

Orthodontic treatments can help a patient achieve a life-long healthy and straight smile with an orthodontist. The length of treatment is always as different as each patient and their treatment goals.  Dr. Barry Glaser and the team at Glaser Orthodontics near Ossining, NY can help give you a better understanding of the processes of orthodontic treatment and which approach may provide their patients with the best outcomes possible. Schedule a consultation During the initial consultation, Dr. Glaser will complete a new-patient...