Braces: Invisible vs Traditional

At Andolino Orthodontics, conveniently located in Midtown, Manhattan, we customize orthodontic treatment options that best fit your needs. As orthodontic care advances, patients have been requesting the use of Invisalign, Lingual (tongue side) or clear braces rather than the traditional metal ones. The question we are now faced with is... Read more »

What do you need to Know about Braces for Adults?

There is a general misconception that braces are worn only by children and teenagers. The truth of the matter is that you can wear braces at any age, and today, adults wearing braces make up about half of all orthodontic patients in the U.S.. It is never too late to... Read more »

Is it Possible for an Orthodontist to fix my Crooked Teeth?

Since creating beautiful smiles is what an orthodontist does, the answer is yes! With the different techniques, technologies, and appliances available, you can obtain the smile of your dreams without anyone knowing that you are in treatment. An orthodontist is a dentist that has received additional special training after graduating... Read more »

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there!

We appreciate all the hard work you do; balancing and juggling work, kids and personal life including the trips to the orthodontist! Studies show that your smile is the first thing people notice when they meet you. Your teeth are a window to the health of your body. Having a... Read more »

5 Ways To Incorporate Fitness Into Your Day

Exercise improves concentration and focus. Unfortunately it’s difficult for many of us to find time to incorporate fitness into our everyday lives. Fret not! Here’s a few ways to weave it into your day. 1. Turn Your Commute Into Productive Time There’s plenty of exercise opportunities during your daily commute... Read more »

5 Common Mouth Problems and Solutions

Q: I wore braces as a teen, but now I’ve developed gaps between my top teeth. Why and is there a no-braces solution? A: It’s quite normal for teeth to shift throughout life, so this is quite a common problem. The good news is that you don’t need to wear... Read more »

Dr. Andolino named 2016 ADA Humanitarian

Join us in congratulating Dr. Andolino in being named the American Dental Association’s 2016 Humanitarian of the year! Located below you will find an excerpt from the ADA’s full press release, related to Dr. Andolino’s amazing work as a Humanitarian. Rusinga Island, Nyanza province, Kenya — Dr. Frank C. Andolino... Read more »

Simple Rules for Healthy Eating

Here are 7 simple rules for healthy living. No nutrients are demonized, while at the same time none will be held up as miracles. These recommendations make sense to us and they’ve helped us immensely. 1) Get as much nutrition as possible from a variety of completely unprocessed foods. These... Read more »

Invisalign Truths to Know Before You Try

Yes you actually have to wear them For Invisalign to be effective you have to keep the aligners on for at least 20 hours a day, this means meals become power meals. Make sure you’re ready for the commitment before taking the Invisalign leap! It’s not the right treatment for... Read more »

Oral Health Tips for the Holiday Season

Holiday tend to comprise of packed schedules, increased stress levels, sugary treats and alcoholic beverages. Give yourself the gift of a healthy smile with these simple oral hygiene tips! Wine Wine’s high acidity levels can eat away at a tooth’s enamel. Tooth enamel is critical in the protection against decay... Read more »