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Braces for Teens Woodside

Braces for Teens Woodside

Whether you’re an adolescent or an adult, everyone can benefit from a straight and white smile. During your first orthodontic consultation with Rekha Gehani, DDS, we will discuss all possible treatment options, from traditional metal braces to Invisalign clear braces. By performing a thorough Woodside orthodontic examination, Dr. Gehani will be able to determine the timing and intensity of your orthodontic treatment. Once a detailed treatment plan has been outlined and discussed in detail, our office will need a complete diagnostic record of your teeth. This includes impressions of your teeth for study models, digital photos of the face and teeth, as well as dental x-rays. All of this information will be used to customize your treatment plan and track your progress.

Interceptive Orthodontics Woodside

Interceptive Orthodontics Woodside

Interceptive Orthodontics with Dr. Rekha Gehani uses an expander or partial braces in patients between the ages of six and ten before all permanent teeth have erupted. This treatment is recommended to create more room for developing and growing teeth, as well as to correct crossbites, overbites, underbites, or harmful oral habits. Interceptive orthodontics can prevent the need for tooth extractions later on. Another benefit to visiting Dr. Gehani for early orthodontic treatment is that she can guide the growth of the jaw and incoming permanent teeth. Early treatment can also avoid the need for permanent tooth extractions, reduce the likelihood of impacted teeth and eliminate abnormal speech problems. To learn more about all our orthodontic treatments, please visit our website.

Woodside Interceptive Orthodontics
35-40 82nd Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
718-639-0192

Adult Orthodontics Woodside

Adult Orthodontics Woodside

If you live in Jackson Heights, Woodside, or Elmhurst, Queens, and you decide that it’s finally time to do something about your misaligned or crooked teeth, then visit orthodontic specialist, Dr. Rekha Gehani. Thanks to advances in orthodontics, including the advent of Invisalign, there truly is no age-restriction to receiving orthodontic treatment. Although orthodontic treatment is primarily aimed at school-aged children, adults can now appreciate the benefits of braces when they visit Woodside adult orthodontist, Dr. Gehani in Queens. There aren’t any real differences between moving healthy teeth in children or adults, as both suffer from the same orthodontic problems. However, it is important for Dr. Gehani’s adult patients to understand that orthodontic treatment may take longer due to the maturity of the bone.

Occasionally, adult patients seeking orthodontic treatment with Dr. Gehani may require ¬†different treatment planning because of complicating factors such as lack of jaw growth. Jaw surgery may be necessary for adult orthodontic patients because they have experienced bone loss, which can limit the amount and direction of tooth movement. Bone loss in adults can be a consequence of periodontal disease, a progressive gum disease that deteriorates gums and supporting bone. After a consultation with Woodside Queens orthodontist, Dr. Gehani, you may need to receive periodontal treatment before your orthodontic treatment to undo the damages of gum disease. However, if you do require orthognathic or jaw surgery before beginning your orthodontic treatment, Dr. Gehani does perform this surgery so you won’t have to visit an outside specialist.

No matter how old you are, orthodontic treatment can be successful for you, especially when you visit an adult orthodontic specialist like Dr. Rekha Gehani. Let us properly align your teeth and correct your bite, so you can have a brand new smile!  For more information regarding adult orthodontic treatment and orthognathic surgery, please visit our offices located in Jackson Heights, Queens.

Woodside Queens Orthodontist
35-40 82nd Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
718-639-0192