Healthy Foods for Healthy Smiles

You brush your teeth twice a day for 2 minutes. You floss every day. You visit your orthodontist regularly. What else can you do for a stronger, brighter smile? Try integrating more of these tooth-healthy foods into your regular diet. Fruits and Veggies: Delicious fruits and vegetables not only make... Read more »

An Explanation on Malocclusions

What is a malocclusion, exactly? It’s a fancy term for a “bad bite,” or a misalignment in your teeth and jaw. Bad bites can be formed by oral accidents, genetics, unhealthy habits, poor oral hygiene, or any combination of these factors. They tend to be rather common. Here’s a list... Read more »

How to Care and Clean Your Teeth as You Age

Do you know to care and clean your teeth as you age? A teenager often faces numerous risks due to the pressures of their social settings, but environmental factors also play an increased role, especially with their oral health. Due to the final adult teeth erupting above the gum line,... Read more »

After Correction with Invisalign® You Might Need a Clear Plastic Retainer

Invisalign® is a popular method for adults to correct minor alignment issues with their teeth. This can help prevent enamel attrition issues, while also giving you a more appealing smile. It comes in the form of durable plastic aligners. This special material makes it difficult for the casual observer to... Read more »

Love : Celebrate it with A Smile

Show Your Love with a Radiant Smile! Receive a complimentary teeth whitening and up to 15% savings on your full orthodontic case when you begin your treatment the week of Valentine’s Day* Appointments are easy to schedule online or call 212-753-5575 *This offer is for full case starts that begin... Read more »

We Are Moving!

We’re excited about moving to our NEW location*. As always, you can expect the same customized care that is second to none from Dr. Frank Andolino and his team! One doctor, one location, and one focus – your beautiful healthy smile! We look forward to seeing you at our new... Read more »

Don’t Forget to Set Up Your Flexible Spending Account

November is open enrollment month for most employer insurances. This year, we wanted to remind you that as you fill out your enrollment paperwork, a Flexible Spending Account is a great way to invest in your health for 2017! Many of our patients use their Flexible Spending Accounts to pay... Read more »

Good News – Thanksgiving Dinner & Braces Are A Good Fit!

For individuals with braces any meal can involve making choices on what to eat and what not to eat. The good news is that the traditional Thanksgiving Dinner offers a wide choice of tasty soft foods. 1. Turkey – Protein-rich foods, like good old Tom Turkey, can actually be good... Read more »

Happy Holidays from all of us at Andolino Orthodontics

There is no better time than now to treat yourself or a loved one to a healthy bright smile! As a holiday gift from our home to yours, start treatment by December 22nd and receive 15 percent off. For all of our existing patients, the biggest gift you can offer... Read more »

Tea Can Help Fight Plaque Buildup

Compounds called polyphenols, found in black and green teas, slow the growth of bacteria associated with cavities and gum disease. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago found that people who rinsed their mouths with black tea for one minute, 10 times a day, had less plaque buildup on... Read more »