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Invisalign Teen: Back to School with Confidence

Posted on August 12, 2019

Time flies in the summer! August is already here, and for kids and teens, that means going back to school soon! As they get their smiles ready for the new school year, teens want to make sure they have that confident smile for picture day. But, of course, being a teen is not easy. In… Read more »


Invisalign v. Braces

Posted on July 19, 2019

Are Braces a Thing of the Past? For many years, braces were the only option in order to correct orthodontic issues and achieve that perfect smile. When Invisalign hit the orthodontic scene in the 1990s, things changed. Invisalign is the clear alternative to metal braces. These clear and removable aligners are a virtually invisible way… Read more »


The Best Electric Toothbrushes, According to Dentists

Posted on June 27, 2019

This article was originally posted on nymag.com here. With ads for Quip lining subway cars and celebrities endorsing other electric models on Instagram (Khloé Kardashian’s Burst comes to mind), there seem to be more options for getting a powerful at-home teeth cleaning than ever before. For the most part, though, dentists we spoke with aren’t… Read more »


Orthodontics in the Summer

Posted on May 21, 2019

Kick Off Your Summer Right by Starting Orthodontic Treatment The school year is finally coming to an end and Summer 2019 is approaching us! While summer is the season for some much needed rest and relaxation, it is also the perfect time to start orthodontic treatment. If you’ve been putting off your first visit to… Read more »


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 »