Do I have to wear a retainer every night for the rest of my life?

The positions of your teeth, as you sit and read this article, are determined by a variety of factors: The size of your teeth, the size of your jaws, the way you breathe, the action of your facial muscles, the action of your tongue, and more. Orthodontics would not be considered a “natural” treatment. Malocclusion READ MORE

Misconception about Invisalign Wear

Invisalign aligners that are made from an Itero scanner, always fit perfectly. The scan allows for zero distortion and the Invisalign aligner material is uniquely form-fitting due to its flexibility. If an aligner fits well, it will not hurt at all and speech will not be affected. Now comes the interesting part. As you probably READ MORE

Some orthodontists fearful of coronavirus closures’ ‘detrimental’ effects on patient progress

As opposed to general dentistry, orthodontic treatment ‘continues in between appointments’… Read Full Article

Caring For Your Braces With An Active Lifestyle

Working to improve your smile with braces or Invisalign clear aligners is a big responsibility, especially for people with busy schedules and active lives. Creating good oral hygiene habits right from the start, however, is an effective way to maintain your mouth’s health and beauty while improving your smile on the go. Check out these READ MORE

Taking Care of Your Braces at School

How do you achieve and maintain your smile at school when you just got your braces? Schools operate on a tight schedule. Consequently, students may not have the luxury of time and tools at their disposal to care for their mouth and braces. It is important to make space and time to care for your READ MORE

Tips From Your Manhattan Orthodontist

At Goodman Orthodontics, we understand that you want the best for your child, and that includes his or her oral health. Thankfully, as your Manhattan & Riverdale orthodontist, we are committed to providing your family with the exceptional orthodontic care you deserve. We proudly specialize in a wide range of expert treatments, including New York READ MORE

What to Do If You Break a Bracket on Your Braces

At Goodman Orthodontics, our mission is to help patients throughout Manhattan, Riverdale, and the greater New York City area achieve beautiful, healthy smiles that they’re proud to call their own. We offer a variety of orthodontic treatment options including clear braces and Invisalign clear aligners, but the most popular treatment we offer is still the READ MORE

How to Clean Your Invisalign Aligners

Invisalign has taken the orthodontic world by storm. Once a new, unknown treatment, Invisalign is now a wildly popular form of orthodontics offering a convenient, discreet path to a new smile for teenagers and adults alike. But successful Invisalign treatment requires more than simply wearing your aligners every day: properly keeping them clean is vital READ MORE

5 Tips for Using Invisalign Teen

As your trusted New York Invisalign Teen provider, Goodman Orthodontics wants to ensure you have the best possible Invisalign Teen experience. Dr. Goodman, along with his Manhattan and Riverdale teams, strive to provide the highest quality orthodontic patient care, attending to each patients’ unique orthodontic needs. Part of ensuring top quality care is helping patients READ MORE