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Dental Floss vs Water Pick Debate in Northern Westchester

The Orthodontic team in Northern Westchester ask “Is it more effective to floss teeth with a water pick or standard dental floss?” Dr. Barry Glaser of Glaser Orthodontics tells his patients in Northern Westchester that standard

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Crossbites, Overbites, and Underbites: What’s the Difference?

Malocclusion, also known as “bad bite,” is a very common problem for children and adults. The result of severe malocclusion is that your teeth may become worn down, crooked, or protruded if left untreated. Most have some malocclusion, but it usually

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Why Are Healthy Smiles So Important in Northern Westchester

    Here at Glaser Orthodontics, 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

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When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

Orthodontic treatments and dental treatments and quite different. Orthodontic treatments, such as those used by Glaser Orthodontics, are used to address issues such as malocclusion, tooth alignment, and jaw spacing, while dental treatments are aimed at

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Permanent vs. Removable Retainers: What’s the Difference?

When the day finally comes for you to get your braces removed, you’ll probably be pretty excited…then maybe a little confused. Once the braces come off, its time for a retainer. Retainers are either removable or permanent, and your orthodontist

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It’s Never Too Late to Straighten Your Teeth

The discouraging connotation surrounding braces that implies their sole use in the mouths of kids and teens has kept the idea of adult orthodontic treatments, through braces or Invisalign, on the outskirts of many adult minds. Invisalign, however, is

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