New Year’s Resolutions For Westchester Patients

While you’re busy making your list of New Year’s resolutions about saving more money and going to the gym, Dr. Glaser in Westchester suggests that you make a few for your teeth, too! Here are six resolutions that will help keep your smile healthy and bright for 2014.

 

1) Floss every day – As the saying goes, “You don’t have to floss all your teeth, only the ones you want to keep.” Floss removes plaque that can’t be removed by brushingAs we age, the leading cause of tooth loss is not cavities or trauma but gum (periodontal) disease. Flossing is the best prevention of periodontal disease.

 

2) Brush two times a day – Two is the magic number. Be sure to brush your teeth morning and night, for 2 minutes each time

 

3) See your dentist every 6 months — Regular check-ups are the key to prevention. A visit to your dentist on a regular basis allows for potential problems to be prevented and new problems to be caught early.

 

4) Quit smoking — Smoking causes discoloration to teeth, bad breath and, of course, cancers of the mouth and other parts of the body.

 

5) Cut down on sugary drinks, like soda and sports drinks — Carbonated soft drinks have a lot of sugar and acids that can cause tooth decay. Juices and sports drinks also contain too much sugar. And diet sodas still have the acids that can erode your teeth. Best bet? Drink water! And at least rinse your mouth with water after having one of the other drinks.

 

6) Change your toothbrush every 3 months – Over time, the bristles on toothbrushes become frayed and worn with use, decreasing the effectiveness of removing plaque. If you wear braces, you may have to replace your toothbrush more often, as the brackets create additional wear and tear on the bristles.

 

Healthier teeth can lead to a brighter smile and more smiling puts you and the people around you in a happier mood. Smiles are very important to us, so we want to see you make sure you attain your very best smile! Glaser Orthodontics wishes all of our patients in the Westchester area a very happy and successful New Year!

 

Living in Westchester With a Healthy Smile

Here at Glaser Orthodontics in Courtlandt Manor, we encourage what people have been taught from a young age — that it is a daily ritual to brush your teeth twice a day, after waking up and before going to sleep. This year, make your smile even brighter by learning why it is so important to keep your teeth healthy and by acting on these ideas at home and with the help of Dr. Glaser.

            Your teeth are the focus of your smile — kind of hard to miss when posing for a picture or just laughing with a friend. But that’s not all they do. Healthy teeth are essential to overall health as well. Hundreds of Westchester residents are using Dr. Glaser and his staff to make way for a healthier, more confident smile. Research has shown that healthy, or rather unhealthy, teeth are linked to many other, seemingly unrelated, health problems or benefits. For example, brushing and cleaning teeth can prevent heart disease! It has also been found that brushing your teeth can aid weight loss. The mental signal to the brain that eating is finished occurs when you brush your teeth after dinner. So after your next meal, brush your teeth to signal to yourself that eating time is over. Plus, even if you do eat again, the minty fresh feeling in your mouth may make the food less appetizing and cause you to eat less of, or even skip, the meal! Studies have even found that brushing your teeth can improve cognitive function by preventing gum disease, which often has a multitude of negative effects. Tons of people living in the Hudson Valley suffer with gum disease every year, but can recover if the right steps are taken to proper oral hygiene. According to Dr. Glaser, “people with periodontal inflammation are at an increased risk of lower cognitive function compared to cognitively normal subjects.”

With the Invisalign treatment provided at Glaser Orthodontics, you won’t have to worry about the hassle that wires bring with braces. This means, you’ll be able to brush your teeth like normal and be on the road to a straight, healthy smile.

            So, not only is a sparkling smile essential to self esteem and taking a good photo for picture day, but it is also great for your bodily health! Be sure to continue brushing twice a day and flossing consistently. Stop by or contact Dr. Glaser with any questions or concerts and let us help you attain your best possible dental health!

The Benefits of Invisalign

Invisalign has become a popular treatment amongst the teens and adults of today, and is becoming extremely popular in Westchester County. Invisalign has many advantages over braces, and may be the perfect option for you! Consider some of these key points, and stop in to talk to Dr. Glaser about getting your Invisalign today!

 

1. Invisalign is removable!

2. Invisalign is nearly invisible and remarkably unnoticeable

3. Unlike braces, you can eat all the foods you love, without all the hassle

4. There is no metal to irritate your mouth, just comfortable plastic

5. Fewer visits are required to maintain them than are required with braces

6. It is much easier, and more effective when brushing your teeth!

7. The cost is generally the same, even with all these terrific benefits!

 

There is no reason not to love Invisalign! It is convenient, comfortable, and effective alternative to braces. Let us make your Invisalign experience easy, and make your smile a winner! Call Dr. Glaser today and let our friendly staff give you a free consultation!

Invisalign in Peekskill

Invisalign is a very popular option for patients of all ages in Peekskill. Invisalign is the premier choice of clear braces with adults and teens in Peekskill. The team at Glaser Orthodontics in Peekskill, is very knowledgable about braces and is an Invisalign provider.

Invisalign ® straightens your teeth without wires and brackets, using a series of clear, customized, removable appliances called aligners. It’s virtually undetectable,which means hardly anyone will know that you’re straightening your teeth. The aligners have been generated by computer aided design to gradually move the teeth. This system is available to teen patients with certain orthodontic bite problems. These aligners are made of a smooth, comfortable BPA-free plastic that won’t irritate your cheeks and gums.  Invisalign is popular with our adult and teen patients in Peekskill.

At Glaser Orthodontics, we recognize that every patient has different orthodontic needs. Dr. Glaser will work with you to develop a comprehensive Invisalign treatment plan to ensure you achieve optimal results. Please contact us at Glaser Orthodontics in Peekskill for more information about Invisalign.

Invisalign in Garrison

The team at Glaser Orthodontics in Garrison, is very knowledgable about braces and is an Invisalign provider.  Invisalign is a very popular option for patients in Garrison. Adults and teens often ask for clear braces,with Invisalign being the premier choice.

Invisalign ® straightens your teeth without wires and brackets, using a series of clear, customized, removable appliances called aligners. It’s virtually undetectable,which means hardly anyone will know that you’re straightening your teeth. The aligners have been generated by computer aided design to gradually move the teeth. This system is available to teen patients with certain orthodontic bite problems. These aligners are made of a smooth, comfortable BPA-free plastic that won’t irritate your cheeks and gums.  Invisalign is popular with our adult and teen patients in Garrison.

At Glaser Orthodontics, we recognize that every patient has different orthodontic needs. Dr. Glaser will work with you to develop a comprehensive Invisalign treatment plan to ensure you achieve optimal results. Please contact us at Glaser Orthodontics in Garrison for more information about Invisalign.

Invisalign in Westchester County

Invisalign is a very popular option for patients in Westchester. Adults and teens often ask for clear braces,with Invisalign being the premier choice. The team at Glaser Orthodontics in Westchester, is very knowledgable about braces and is an Invisalign provider.

Invisalign ® straightens your teeth without wires and brackets, using a series of clear, customized, removable appliances called aligners. It’s virtually undetectable,which means hardly anyone will know that you’re straightening your teeth. The aligners have been generated by computer aided design to gradually move the teeth. This system is available to teen patients with certain orthodontic bite problems. These aligners are made of a smooth, comfortable BPA-free plastic that won’t irritate your cheeks and gums.  Invisalign is popular with our adult and teen patients in Westchester.

At Glaser Orthodontics, we recognize that every patient has different orthodontic needs. Dr. Glaser will work with you to develop a comprehensive Invisalign treatment plan to ensure you achieve optimal results. Please contact us at Glaser Orthodontics in Westchester for more information about Invisalign.

Clear Aligners in Ossining

Clear aligners are helping Ossining patients get that great smile. Let the team at Glaser Orthodontics near Ossining fit you with your clear aligners today. Patients of Glaser Orthodontics in Ossining are having success with clear orthodontic devices called aligners.

Glaser Orthodontics is one of the Elite providers of Invisalign which is the most popular choice of invisible aligners in Ossining. Glaser Orthodontics also offers traditional braces which use brackets connected by wires to encourage teeth to move. Clear aligners are a series of tight-fitting custom-made retainers that slip over the teeth. Invisalign is the largest producer of clear aligners, but it’s not the only brand.

Correcting crooked or misaligned teeth isn’t just about creating a picture-perfect smile. It can help protect the long-term health of your teeth. Everybody wants a great smile, but a lot of us need help getting there. Call our office near Ossining for your consultation.

Clear Aligners in Yorktown Heights

Let the team at Glaser Orthodontics near Yorktown Heights fit you with your clear aligners today. Patients of Glaser Orthodontics in Yorktown Heights are having success with clear orthodontic devices called aligners. Clear aligners are helping Yorktown Heights patients get that great smile.

Glaser Orthodontics is one of the Elite providers of Invisalign which is the most popular choice of invisible aligners in Yorktown Heights. Glaser Orthodontics also offers traditional braces which use brackets connected by wires to encourage teeth to move. Clear aligners are a series of tight-fitting custom-made retainers that slip over the teeth. Invisalign is the largest producer of clear aligners, but it’s not the only brand.

Correcting crooked or misaligned teeth isn’t just about creating a picture-perfect smile. It can help protect the long-term health of your teeth. Everybody wants a great smile, but a lot of us need help getting there. Call our office near Yorktown Heights for your consultation.

Clear Aligners in Putnam Valley

Clear aligners are helping Putnam Valley patients get that great smile. Patients of Glaser Orthodontics in Putnam Valley are having success with clear orthodontic devices called aligners. Everybody wants a great smile, but a lot of us need help getting there.

Glaser Orthodontics is one of the Elite providers of Invisalign which is the most popular choice of invisible aligners in Putnam Valley. Glaser Orthodontics also offers traditional braces which use brackets connected by wires to encourage teeth to move. Clear aligners are a series of tight-fitting custom-made retainers that slip over the teeth. Invisalign is the largest producer of clear aligners, but it’s not the only brand.

Correcting crooked or misaligned teeth isn’t just about creating a picture-perfect smile. It can help protect the long-term health of your teeth.  Let the team at Glaser Orthodontics fit you with your clear aligners today. Call our office in Putnam Valley for your consultation.

Clear Aligners in Westchester

Clear aligners are helping Westchester patients get that great smile. Patients of Glaser Orthodontics in Westchester are having success with clear orthodontic devices called aligners. Everybody wants a great smile, but a lot of us need help getting there.

Glaser Orthodontics is one of the Elite providers of Invisalign which is the most popular choice of invisible aligners in Westchester. Glaser Orthodontics also offers traditional braces which use brackets connected by wires to encourage teeth to move. Clear aligners are a series of tight-fitting custom-made retainers that slip over the teeth. Invisalign is the largest producer of clear aligners, but it’s not the only brand.

Correcting crooked or misaligned teeth isn’t just about creating a picture-perfect smile. It can help protect the long-term health of your teeth.  Let the team at Glaser Orthodontics fit you with your clear aligners today. Call our office in Westechester for your consultation.