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Which Orthodontic Option Will Best Meet Your Needs?

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Whether you are an adult who finally wants to straighten your misaligned teeth, or you are a parent looking for orthodontic treatment for your child, you should know that you have options available. In decades past, traditional metal wire and bracket braces were the standard treatment for all orthodontic issues; today, however, modern dentistry has a solution that will best meet your needs.

If you are looking for an orthodontist, we invite you to contact our Lockport practice. We can answer any questions you have and help you find the best orthodontic option for your needs.

Invisalign

Many adults don’t relish the thought of spending a couple of years or more with a ...

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Wear a Retainer? Here's the Best Way to Keep It Clean

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If you wear a retainer, you need to make sure to clean it properly. Because most retainers are made of material that is porous, they can become smelly.

Orthodontics wearers in Lockport should check with their dentist about recommendations for keep retainers clean. Often their dentist will recommend a specific brand of retainer cleaner to use.

Meanwhile, you can also use items you might already have around the house if you are in a pinch.

5 Ways to Keep Your Retainer Clean

#1. Brush your retainer when you brush your teeth. Always use a soft-bristled brush so you can avoid scratching your retainer. (You should already be using a soft-bristled brush to clean your ...

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3 Reasons Why You Might Consider Adult Orthodontics

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You're headed into your business meeting when you notice a new client sitting at the table. Your stomach drops like it always does when you meet someone new. Feeling comfortable smiling in front of other people is an issue for you because you feel embarrassed about your crooked teeth. New clients have often complained about your cold demeanor at first because you don't tend to smile at people you don't know. Wouldn't it be nice to smile with confidence? Here are some other reasons you might consider orthodontics.

Your Oral Health

Teeth that overlap make it harder to properly brush and floss, which means you have an increased risk for developing gum ...

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Choosing Your Dentist for Orthodontic Treatment

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Most children will need to have orthodontic treatment after their adult teeth come in due to jaw misalignment, crookedness, crowding, or gapping and many adults also seek orthodontic care to fix these same issues. Yet, finding the right orthodontist for you and your child can be overwhelming. Most dentist will need to refer you to an outside orthodontist, but at Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, PLLC, we offer not only general dentistry services, but orthodontic treatments as well.

Benefits of Your Dentist Being Your Orthodontist

Visits are convenient – Having to look through referrals to find an orthodontist that fits your needs can be difficult, which is why Dr. Igor Kaplansky ...

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Orthodontics - Podcast Interview with Dr. Igor Kaplansky

Listen or Read Dr. Igor Kaplansky’s Podcast Interview!

Topic – Orthodontics

Below you will find an easy to read transcript of Dr. Igor Kaplansky’s interview on the razorcast™ monthly podcast.  You can either watch the video to listen to the podcast or simply read the easy to follow transcripts below.  Enjoy!

Podcast Interview:

RC: Hello everyone, this is Liz Harvey coming to you from our razorcast™ studios in New York City where we are dedicated to bringing you top quality advice from many of the leading expert professionals across the United States.

In today’s episode, we are speaking with Dr. Igor Kaplansky. Dr. Kaplansky is the founder of Dentistry by ...

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Dental Insurance 101

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Finding your way through the intricacies of dental insurance can be challenging, to say the least. Many of us have more questions than answers when it comes to dental insurance coverage. Even the terminology - limitations, exclusions, annual maximums - can make you feel overwhelmed and out of your depth as you try to figure out what’s covered and what isn’t.

You’ve got enough things to figure out in life, and dental insurance should not be another. It’s important, but do you really need to become an expert to get the information you need?

At Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, our expert team has lots of experience and all the expertise necessary to ...

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What Can Invisalign Do for You?

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Invisalign is a discreet way to treat many problems that have traditionally been corrected by metal braces. They have given hope to many people who thought orthodontic treatment was too complicated or expensive.

We know that Invisalign is hardly noticeable to other people and that it can dramatically improve your smile by straightening your teeth...but what exactly is Invisalign and how does it work?

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign aligners are made of thermoplastic material and look similar to teeth-whitening trays. Each set of aligners is custom-made at an Invisalign lab using impressions we take of your mouth. The comfortable plastic aligners are safe, discreet and, of course, FDA approved.

The advanced 3-D modeling that ...

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