Manhattan Orthodontist
157 East 81st Street
New York, New York 10028 US
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13 years experience
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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2000
    Dental: DDS, SUNY Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, 2004
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Orthodontic Residency: Certificate in Orthodontics, New York University, 2006

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Can I change Invisalign tray HALF a day early?

Hi twinsies_91, Changing your aligners 12 hours earlier is typically fine however you always want to consult with your dentist/orthodontist first... READ MORE

What will happen if I don't wear my retainer for a week?

Typically patients are instructed to wear their retainers "regularly" for the first six months following active orthodontic treatment... READ MORE

Can I fix my crooked top teeth with invisalign? (photo)

Hi jones4597, It appears that your upper right front tooth can undoubtedly be fixed with Invisalign. There are ways to accelerate treatment in this... READ MORE

How much time would it take to close this gap? (Photo)

Hi lulu1348, In general, teeth move approximately 1mm per month (although individual variability does exist). Given that, I would expect these spaces... READ MORE

I am 24 years old. My tooth are not straight, but are so bad. What clear braces can work well for me? (photo)

Hi henry AI, It appears, based on your photo, that your smile could undoubtedly be improved with some orthodontic treatment. Depending on the comfort... READ MORE

Lost my retainer, ortho doesn't have my old molds. If I buy a new one, will my teeth stay crooked as they are now?

Hi user877, In general retainers are used to preserve the position of the teeth so as to prevent shifting. However, sometimes we can adjust retainers... READ MORE

Can I only have wires on my front teeth? (Photo)

Hi mjj123, There's probably a good reason your periodontist doesn't want your orthodontist to start moving your front teeth yet. Sometimes moving... READ MORE

Can my front teeth even out? (Photo)

Hi joeshmoe1, Since your braces are still, it shouldn't be very difficult for your orthodontist to make an adjustment to the wire to affect the... READ MORE

Chipped tooth - Invisalign since June.

Hi allyharview, If the tooth in question is causing you sensitivity, you should undoubtedly have it looked at by your general dentist so that a small... READ MORE

Will I need braces again? (Photo)

Hi Oculus1081, It appears that you've had some relapse. Without wearing a retainer on a regular basis, there are never assurances that your teeth... READ MORE

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