The Great Debate: Braces Before or After Baby Teeth Fall Out?

The Great Debate: Braces Before or After Baby Teeth Fall Out?

Bronx, NY – Parenthood is full of questions, one of which is when the right time is for my child to start orthodontic treatment. While the common belief is that braces are only necessary once permanent teeth are in place, there is much evidence to support potential benefits of early intervention, even before baby teeth fall… Read more »

At-Home Aligners vs. In-Person Orthodontics

At-Home Aligners VS. In-Person Orthodontics

Bronx, NY– We all love the ease technology has brought into our lives. We can order just about anything we want at the touch of a button, and often-times have it delivered almost as quickly. But, sometimes, just because something can be delivered to you in the comfort of your home doesn’t mean it’s necessarily… Read more »

Caring for Braces While on the Go

travel with braces

Bronx, NY – When you are at home, as most of us have been for the majority of the past year, caring for your smile with braces has probably been relatively easy. Everything you need is right there, tucked away safely in your drawers or medicine cabinets in your bathroom. But as the world opens back… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Braces and Invisalign

Invisalign vs braces

Bronx, NY – Making the decision to visit an orthodontist to straighten your smile is a big decision all on its own. But once you see the orthodontist, you’ll realize that’s not where the decisions stop. Orthodontic treatment has come a long way, and there are now more treatment options available than ever before. Which one… Read more »

Caring for Your Smile During COVID-19

caring smile

Bronx, NY – At Riverdale Family Orthodontics our first priority is always our patients’ comfort and safety. During these uncertain times, we have taken extra steps to safeguard against the spread of COVID-19. However, we do realize that some patients may not feel comfortable returning to regular orthodontic appointments just yet. Follow these tips to… Read more »

Don’t Forget Your Orthodontist in Back to School Planning

back to school

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 »

What to Know About Getting Braces as an Adult

Adult orthodontics

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?

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 »