How is a Dentist Different from an Orthodontist?

Bronx, NY – If you or your child need orthodontic treatment, you’re probably already wondering how you can fit appointments into an already packed schedule. And with more dentists offering some form of orthodontic treatment in their offices, wouldn’t it be more convenient to just see your regular dentist, instead of adding a new office… Read more »

Don’t Forget Your Orthodontist in Back to School Planning

Bronx, NY – Summer is halfway over already, and no doubt many of you are already starting to make your back to school plans. Amidst shopping for school supplies and everything else that accompanies the school year, don’t forget to schedule an appointment with your orthodontist. “The beginning of the school year can get hectic… Read more »

The Dangers of DIY Orthodontics

Bronx, NY – It seems these days you can find a do it yourself video for just about anything. We all want to save a little bit of money and time, but sometimes a DIY project can end up costing a lot more than we bargained for. If you do a Google search on how… Read more »

What to Know About Getting Braces as an Adult

Bronx, NY – At Riverdale Family Orthodontics, we treat patients of all ages. From the first consultation at the age of seven, to teens, to adults, Dr. Catherine Woo and her staff have a treatment option for everyone. “Today, nearly one in five orthodontic patients is actually over the age of 18,” says Dr. Woo…. Read more »

What Are INBRACE Lingual Braces?

Bronx, NY – Dr. Catherine Woo of Riverdale Family Orthodontics is committed to providing her patients with the latest technological advances to make their orthodontic experiences as efficient and effective as possible. That’s why she is pleased to offer patients an exciting lingual braces option – INBRACE. Lingual braces are unique because they marry the… Read more »

October is National Orthodontic Health Month

Bronx, NY – It’s October, and while many of you are probably thinking ahead to trick-or-treating, at Riverdale Family Orthodontics, October is a time to celebrate National Orthodontic Health Month. The goal of the month is to increase awareness of the benefits of orthodontics and promote orthodontic health – something Dr. Catherine Woo and her… Read more »

A Guide to Getting Braces in the Bronx

Bronx, NY – If you’ve been told you need braces, or that your child needs braces, chances are you have a few questions about what to expect. Dr. Catherine Woo of Riverdale Family Orthodontics offers an explanation of what you can expect when getting braces. Schedule an initial consultation. The first step to getting braces… Read more »