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Invisalign vs Traditional Braces: Which is Right for You?

Traditional braces have been the treatment of choice for straightening teeth for a long time, and they are still highly popular today. However, they are no longer the only solution, and they may not be the best for some patients. Billed as “the clear alternative to braces,” Invisalign entered the market in 1997, and it has become the preferred treatment for many patients and providers. However, most orthodontists provide both options, allowing patients to choose what is right for them. Here are four factors on which to base your decision.
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Do You Need to See an Orthodontist for Invisalign?

Instead of the metal brackets and wires of traditional braces, Invisalign uses a series of custom-fitted, clear plastic aligner trays to gently shift your teeth into the desired position. You will wear each aligner for two weeks, or as directed, and then switch to the next one at home. Invisalign is removable, allowing you to eat your favorite foods and …

What Exactly Is Invisalign, and How Does It Work?

Braces have long been the most popular treatment for crowded teeth, crooked teeth, overbites and underbites, among other orthodontic issues. However, they have quite a few drawbacks. Braces are comprised of metal and wires, which can cause irritation of the cheeks and gums. They can also demineralize the teeth, leaving behind dark spots and raising the risk for tooth decay. …

Dr. Jennifer Stachel Featured in Men’s Health

Jennifer Stachel Orthodontics’s own Jennifer Stachel, D.M.D. was featured in the December 2017 issue of Men’s Health for her expertise about laser teeth whitening. In an article titled “Turn Back Time with Tech: Defy Age with These Cutting-edge Non Surgical Treatments.” In the article, she is quoted describing how at-home bleaching products may work, but take too long to see …

Invisalign Teen vs Traditional Braces

Orthodontists considered traditional braces the treatment of choice for centuries.Today, there is a more aesthetic option called Invisalign. It is known as “the clear alternative to braces”. Invisalign is highly popular today and can treat most cases as well as braces if not better. Unless your orthodontist has a specific reason for you to use one or the other, you …

Smile Direct Club

Is Smile Direct Club Right For You?

Smile Direct Club is a wonderful way to straighten your teeth. It costs less than other similar options such as Invisalign or Clear Correct, and you don’t even need to visit the dentist! However, like any other dental treatment option, it is not right for everyone. At Jennifer Stachel Orthodontics in NYC, we provide a complimentary consultation to help you …