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 »

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Having Braces Can Promote Healthy Teeth

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the payoff of getting braces is having a great smile once they are removed. However, the aesthetic advantage of braces is just one of the many benefits that might not be known to a lot of people. Correct alignment of teeth not... Read more »

The Top 4 Food Types To Avoid When Wearing Braces

The goal of braces is an important one: achieving a beautiful, confident smile that will last a lifetime. While those braces do their job, you have to hold up your end of the deal and avoid certain foods that can damage them and interfere with their work. 1. Hard foods... Read more »

What are the benefits of getting braces as an adult?

Braces are often associated with adolescents but, according to the American Association of Orthodontists, more than 1 million adults in the U.S. have some form of braces. Some adults may seek straightening for aesthetic reasons – though their teeth may not be causing any specific problems they have shifted overtime... Read more »

We Have an Exciting Graduation Offer for Invisalign Teen and Braces!

Why not leave school with a smile as bright as your future? Now is the perfect time to get the healthy, beautiful smile you have always wanted at Andolino Orthodontics. If you are graduating this season, snap a photo of your diploma, bring it to your first appointment, and receive... Read more »

Will Invisalign Be Able to Correct My Smile?

Many patients ask; “Is Invisalign as effective as braces?” Well, the short answer is that they work differently, but essentially achieve the same desired effect for the majority of our patients. Due to the fact that Invisalign is a clear and removable alternative to braces, it is a very popular... Read more »

Dentist or Orthodontist? What’s the difference?

To some, the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist is indistinguishable. However, something that many don’t know is that all orthodontists can be dentists, but not all dentists can be orthodontists! They are both considered doctors and deal with the teeth and gums, and specialize in oral care. So... Read more »