Mita A. Parikh, DMD

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Things Not To Do While Wearing Metal Braces

Thanks to advancements in the dental industry, the tried and true method of metal braces have become more comfortable and reliable than ever. They have gotten a bad wrap over the years but made of stainless-steel, this option is sleek and does not rust or deteriorate. Bright and vivid colored bands remove the emphasis that… read more

Ceramic Braces V. Metal Braces

Your orthodontist has finally told you what you’ve been dreading – you are going to need braces to protect the future of your teeth. Before you become alarmed, know that not all braces are created equal. There are big differences between ceramic braces and metal braces. Ceramic Braces Ceramic braces are similar to metal braces,… read more

A Clean Invisalign Liner Equals A Healthy Mouth

An excellent alternative to traditional metal braces, Invisalign liners straighten while still allowing for optimal comfort. They are transparent and virtually undetectable, while being worn, so you can improve your smile without feeling self-conscious about your looks. Eat what you want, when you want it, without having to worry about so many factors like broken… read more

Have Your Child’s Oral Health Screened As Soon As Possible

You know you should take your child to the dentist for annual cleanings, and you work hard to enforce strong brushing habits twice a day with your children. Unfortunately, this could all be rendered useless if they do not get the orthodontic care that they need. Identifying problems with your child’s oral profile early will… read more

Choose Invisalign For Effective Teeth Straightening

Not only is a beautiful smile physically appealing but it contributes to healthy gums and teeth as well. When teeth are positioned properly it enables you to easily clean your gums and teeth. This ensures that your oral health is maintained. If you have been considering getting your teeth straightened, then one of the most… read more

Lingual Braces – Stylish, Effective Straightening Of Teeth

Braces are an effective way of straightening teeth that will enable you to get the smile that you have always wanted. There are different types of braces which are used for straightening of teeth. Some are fixed, others are removable; some are visible while others are totally invisible. An orthodontist can diagnose your condition and recommend… read more

Ceramic Braces With Colored Ties

A lot of teenagers nowadays are agonized with the thought of being seen around wearing orthodontic braces. And as much as you would want to empathize with their teenage plight, there’s no getting around the need for braces to correct those misaligned teeth. While you might be positively sure that they will thank you for… read more

Teeth Straightening the Modern Way With Invisalign

A smile can help you make friends easier and it can also brighten the day of almost everyone you come in contact with. Scientists say that smiling tightens up the skin on your face, making you more appealing. However, it’s difficult to smile when you have crooked teeth, as they may have the opposite effect on… read more

Lingual Braces – The Ideal Alternative to Metal Braces

Having a strong smile becomes more and more important as we grow older. A good smile is crucial when meeting with a date, graduating from school or when giving a presentation to potential business clients. Getting a pleasing smile is not always that easy as most people will have to go through many years of… read more

Orthodontic Services You May Not Know About

A trip to the orthodontist’s office is inextricably linked in most people’s minds with tooth straightening. Alignment is certainly the bread and butter of most orthodontic practices, but it is by no means the only service we offer at Hidden Smiles Orthodontics in Huntington, Long Island. Before you decide whether or not you need to… read more