The Benefits of Having Straight Teeth

Have you wondered what it is like to have straight teeth, or why having straight teeth is such a great benefit for your overall health? There are a variety of different benefits for why somebody would decide on wanting to straighten their smile. Many of us have crooked teeth or other imperfections in our smile, so the thought of straightening your teeth has probably crossed your mind.  But...

Metal Braces vs Invisalign: Which is Better For You?

Which is better, metal braces or Invisalign? Well, each treatment has its pros, and cons, depending on the level of correction needed, lifestyle, and personal aesthetics. Figuring out which orthodontic treatment is right for you can be a difficult decision, especially when you are deciding between metal braces or Invisalign. Both are amazing options, but what plan is suitable for you may not be...

Brushing and Flossing With Braces

Brushing and flossing your teeth can become a learning curve when you start your orthodontic treatment. Making sure you continue a good oral hygiene regimen is critical, especially when it comes to having braces, or Invisalign.  The SKS Orthodontics team has been creating beautiful smiles in the Fayetteville, Fulton, and Syracuse areas for over 60 years. We’re proud to treat a wide range...

Why Should I Consider Orthodontics?

There are many reasons why one should consider orthodontics. For many, it is for cosmetic reasons, such as having a straighter smile and pearly white teeth. But many do get referred by their dentist for health reasons as well- and rightly so. Oral health is a window into your overall health. Orthodontics can help ensure the proper function of teeth and jaws. A good bite makes it easier for you...

Back to School with Invisalign Teen

If your child got Invisalign Teen over the summer and is now heading back to school, there is no need to worry or be nervous, SKS Orthodontics will help you through the adjustment period. Our orthodontists and staff have some great back-to-school tips to ensure the adjustment with Invisalign is a breeze! How Can I Comfortably Go To School With Invisalign? SKS Orthodontics wants you to feel...

Should I Floss Or Brush First?

When you get ready for bed and go through your nightly routine, it may have crossed your mind—should I brush first or should I floss? This age-old question has haunted dentists and lay people alike since the dawn of oral hygiene, but science has finally settled the debate! Here at SKS Orthodontics, your local Fayetteville, North Syracuse and Fulton orthodontist offices, we are proud to have...

Holiday Foods to Avoid When Wearing Braces

This holiday season is a foodie’s dream: an entire season dedicated to eating delicious foods and desserts. It’s also a great season for those who are currently undergoing orthodontic treatment and wear braces. The majority of the foods served during the holidays are soft, easily chewed, and braces approved. Unfortunately, there are a few hidden culprits who can cause damage to your brackets...

What to Expect During Your First Week with Braces

Getting braces is an exciting time, and maybe even a little nerve wracking. At SKS Orthodontics, your local orthodontist in Syracuse, NY, we will ensure you are ready for your orthodontic treatment, know what to expect, and know what to do if a problem arises. We work with patients on an individual basis to make sure they receive the orthodontic care they need and deserve. Whether you are...

Foods to Avoid with Metal Braces

Foods to Avoid with Metal Braces Now that you have metal braces, there are a few lifestyle adjustments you will need to make — and what you eat is one of the most important! At SKS Orthodontics, our orthodontic team is all about making sure your treatment is comfortable, efficient and effective. We want to work with our patients to ensure you take good care of your teeth and braces during...

Tips from Your Syracuse Orthodontist

At SKS Orthodontics, we’re proud of the beautiful smiles we’ve created for patients in and around Syracuse, Fulton, and Fayetteville, NY. With our expert treatments, comfortable offices, and caring, friendly staff, our commitment to excellence is obvious. When it comes to Syracuse orthodontics, we want our patients to have an experience that goes above and beyond, which is why we walk beside...


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