Riverdale and Tuckahoe Orthodontists Working Together for You

Dr. Woo

Riverdale, NY – Riverdale Family Orthodontics is committed to providing the highest level of orthodontic care for families in the Bronx and surrounding communities. Dr. Catherine Woo is pleased to have a partner committed to the same ideals in Dr. Sam Polan of Tuckahoe Family Orthodontics.

“Together, Dr. Polan and I want to ensure that every orthodontic patient in our communities has an exceptional patient experience, while receiving the highest quality orthodontic treatment,” says Dr. Woo.

Dr. Woo received her Bachelor’s degree in biology at Columbia University – Columbia College. She then continued on to receive her dental degree and Master of Science specialty training in orthodontics at Columbia University. Dr. Woo was one of only seven residents selected for the prestigious three year orthodontics residency at Columbia University. Dr. Woo was trained in conventional braces methods, as well as Invisalign, Damon braces, temporary anchorage devices, surgical orthodontics among others, guaranteeing her patients the latest in orthodontic treatment options.

Dr. Polan attended Washington University in St. Louis for his Bachelor’s degree, before going on to Columbia University to earn both his dental degree and Master of Science in orthodontics. During his time at Columbia, Dr. Polan helped lead the student-run free dental clinic, ensuring the community had access to free dental care. Like Dr. Woo, Dr. Polan is trained in a variety of orthodontic techniques and treatments, meaning patients have access to both classic and cutting edge treatment options.

Both Dr. Woo and Dr. Polan are committed to continuing education to stay abreast of the latest research and advances in orthodontic treatment. They are both committed to ensuring patients have the highest level of treatment available, provided in a caring and nurturing environment. They both have experience treating a variety of malocclusions of varying difficulties, and can deftly tailor treatment plans to meet any need and concern.

“Working in conjunction with an orthodontist who is as committed to excellence as I am is a huge benefit to my patients,” says Dr. Woo. “Dr. Polan and I have each other to discuss cases with, examine new research and methodologies with, and to turn to for advice and support. We both love what we do, and we love our patients. Together, we ensure patients in the Bronx, Westchester, and surrounding communities have the best orthodontic treatment available anywhere. With our new partnership, we also have more coverage, and more hours to better serve the needs of our patients.”

To learn more about Riverdale Family Orthodontics, and how Dr. Woo and Dr. Polan partner together, call Dr. Woo’s office at 718-884-7700.

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