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At-Home Invisible Teeth Aligners Could Come Back to Bite You

Posted on May 14, 2019

This article was originally published on nypost.com here. You’ve seen the trendy ads for mail-order dental aligners that took over bus stops and subway cars a few years ago: “Don’t watch the gap; close the gap.” “Straighten your smile in an average of six months.” The promise? To turn your snaggletoothed frown upside down without… Read more »


Celebrate Thanksgiving with Park Avenue Orthodontics

Posted on November 9, 2018

Dear Valued Patients, Family and Friends, As Thanksgiving approaches, we are looking to help those less fortunate. We are organizing a food drive for City Harvest here at Park Avenue Orthodontics. If you would like to participate, please drop off canned and/or non- perishable goods at your next appointment. If you don’t have an appointment… Read more »


My Invisalign Experience: What to Expect When Starting Invisalign Treatment

Posted on September 4, 2018

If you are interested in starting treatment with Invisalign, then this post is for you. I wanted to share my Invisalign clear aligners experience to those out there considering it. After being treated with braces as a young teen with results that did not seem to stick, I decided to check out what Invisalign is… Read more »


Why Summer is the Perfect Season to Start Orthodontic Treatment

Posted on August 1, 2018

The school year is over and summer is here! While summer may be a great time for people get in some much needed rest and relaxation, it is also the perfect time to start orthodontic treatment. If you’ve been putting off a much needed first visit to an orthodontist, here are a few reasons why… Read more »


Invisalign First Multiphased Orthodontic Treatment: A New Way to Treat Younger Patients

Posted on April 26, 2018

Recently Align Technology announced a new Invisalign product designed specifically for younger children. Invisalign clear aligners have proven to be a great alternative to braces as well a very effective treatment option for adults and teens. But now young patients can also be treated with Invisalign’s advanced orthodontic technology! Invisalign First clear aligners are designed… Read more »


The ALF (Advanced Lightwire Functional) Appliance and Why Dr. Janet Stoess-Allen Uses it to Treat Patients at Park Avenue Orthodontics

Posted on March 8, 2018

While braces may be the most traditional way to straighten your smile, there are other devices out there that correct various underlying issues in the mouth, such as those related to alignment. Among these is a tool called the ALF appliance, which stands for Advanced Lightwire Functional. The ALF appliance is a non-traditional orthodontic treatment… Read more »


Are Braces A Thing of the Past?

Posted on March 3, 2018

For many years, braces were the only option in order to correct imperfections in our smiles. Invisalign aligners are the clear alternative to metal braces for adults and teens. These clear aligners are the virtually invisible way to improve your smile. With the advanced technology of Invisalign Clear Aligners, people often ask the question, “Are… Read more »