The Heart of Tuckahoe and Riverdale: The Story Behind Our Family-Run Orthodontic Practices

Drs. Woo and Polan: Bronx and Tuckahoe NY Orthodontists

Bronx, NY – Nearly every orthodontic practice will tell you that they are a family-focused, but that’s never been truer than for Riverdale Family Orthodontics and Tuckahoe Family Orthodontics. The practices are led by Dr. Catherine Woo and Dr. Sam Polan, who are partners in and out of the orthodontic practices.  Ivy League Excellence Drs. Woo… Read more »

Post COVID Protocols

To all our amazing patients and families, Thank you so much for your continued patience and understanding while our offices have been closed as we collectively navigate this challenging time.  We hope you and your families are all doing well.   We would like to provide an update on our plans to begin resuming patient care…. Read more »

What Do I Do If I Experience an Orthodontic Emergency While Offices Are Closed?

Bronx, NY – Throughout the country, stay-at-home orders put in place to stop the spread of the COVID-19 have rendered non-essential businesses and services closed, including orthodontic practices. While this is an important step to ensure the spread of the highly contagious virus can be contained, we do know that this may cause concern for some… Read more »

Top Ten Reasons to Get Braces

Bronx, NY – If you are on the fence about orthodontic treatment, there is no time like the present to learn the power braces can have on your life. What are the top reasons people seek out orthodontic treatment? Straighter smiles are healthier smiles. Crooked and crowded teeth are harder to keep clean – your toothbrush… Read more »

Braces Friendly Summer Treats

Braces Friendly Summer Treats

Riverdale, NY – The summer months are upon us, and we know orthodontic patients are ready to enjoy fun in the sun. Just because you are in braces doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy delicious summer treats – it just means you have to make sure they are braces friendly. Dr. Catherine Woo and her orthodontic… Read more »

Ceramic, Invisalign or Self-Ligating Damon Braces, Oh My!

types of braces

Yonkers and Bronx, NY – When it comes to straightening your smile, there are so many options today. While standard metal braces are still the most popular, there are Invisalign, ceramic, clear, self-ligating Damon braces and so many other options available today. So, what are they all, and which is right for you? “Orthodontics has… Read more »