Ramapo Dental Care
29 N Airmont Rd, Suite 2, Suffern, NY 10901

An Expert Guide to Removable Braces

Forget the metal braces of the past and discover the next generation of orthodontics with removable, invisible braces. See how this new option has made braces better than ever.

What are Removable Braces?

Braces no longer have to be a burden because advances in family orthodontics have made them invisible and removable. The most common type of removable braces is called Invisalign dental aligners and they have completely changed family orthodontics as we know it. Rather than the noticeable metal brackets and wires of traditional braces, this new orthodontics option offers greater discretion and comfort. As a result, these braces have become so popular that they’re now readily available from most orthodontists in Suffern.

What are the Advantages?

Removable braces consist of a series of clear aligners that are replaced by an orthodontist about every two weeks. Each new set of aligners is designed to gradually move teeth into their proper position. They are worn for most of the day and only removed for eating, drinking, and cleaning teeth. The average treatment time is between 18 and 30 months. According to experts in family orthodontics, they are in such high demand that nearly all orthodontists in Suffern offer them. The main advantages of these braces include:

  • More confidence because they are invisible from view.
  • Better cosmetic appearance because they blend into the color of teeth.
  • Much more comfortable since they lack metal brackets and wires that can irritate gums.
  • Maximum convenience since they are removed when eating, drinking, and cleaning teeth so they don’t affect daily function or oral hygiene.

When are Removable Braces Recommended?

While removable braces are effective, they aren’t ideal for everyone or every type of problem. An orthodontist will recommend removable, invisible braces to people with small to moderate orthodontics problems. This makes them ideal for adults and teens that are self-conscious about wearing braces. Since children usually have more complex needs, these are not the braces for kids. It’s important to keep in mind that their removable nature means they can be easily misplaced, which is why they are not the best braces for kids. Plus, their design and convenience make them less affordable braces than other options. Fortunately, many orthodontists accept insurance and offer financing to make them more affordable braces for many.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Suffern, call Ramapo Dental Care today at (845) 512-1219 or make an appointment.

Ramapo Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Suffern. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Ramapo Dental Care, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Ramapo Dental Care.

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Patient Reviews
Always a comfortable setting. Timely and professional. Love Denise, my hygienist.
Genevieve C.
Been coming to Ramapo Dental for years. Always very accommodating, with a wonderful front desk. Make sure to ask for Lonnie or Denise!
Tim M.
My family and I have been here for several years and always had a great experience. The staff are extremely friendly and accommodating, I always feel welcomed. They’re also very quick, […]
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Always great care Only place to get your dental needs taken care of.
Michael G.
Ramapo Dental is wonderful. I have been coming here since I was a kid and now I take my kids (34 years in all). I live in Brookyn. And travel 1.5 hours to get here!!! Lonnie and Denise are wonderful […]
Kelli K.
Always receive excellent care, I have been a patient for years. Dr. Gusmano , Vika and Denise are the BEST!!!!
Genevieve K.
Ramapo Dental has a terrific staff at the front and I am always pleased with the care and treatment that I get there. They are very thorough and on time and caring. I am glad that they are my […]
Daniel K.
Very friendly professional staff. Everyone I know goes there.
John H.
This place is amazing! No long waits, super friendly too. I had a bad history with dentist not being able to numb me right before doing a filling. I went here and the Dr. I had made me feel […]
Infinity G.
My husband, 10 year old son and I have been patients of Ramapo Dental Care for quite a long time. We couldn’t be happier with Carol, our hygienist. She’s fantastic and always keeps our […]
Teresa C.
always a great experience when I am there – from the front desk, to the girls who help Dr. Chichetti and of course Dr. Chichetti himself..
Florence V.
It was the best dental experience I’ve ever had.
Mayra S.
Everyone in this office was so nice! Everyone said hello and was smiling. My dentist Dr. Chinchetti was great. it was my first time there and I was so nervous but he took the time to explain things […]
Heather S.
All of the staff are very friendly and welcoming, and at the same time very professional and organized. Coming here is always a pleasant experience, and I always leave knowing my teeth are in good […]
Kelly L.
I love ramapo dental. They are professional, down to earth, friendly & very skilled. Love the whole staff, especially my bud Denise! My whole family comes here for the best pain free care.
Patty L.
I’ve been going here ever since I was a child and won’t go anywhere else. The office is clean and the staff is wonderful! I highly recommend coming here.
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Staff was very nice made me feel comfortable
Leo V.
Great dental experience with Dr Chichetti! Professional, warm, friendly and caring dentist & staff. I would highly recommend Dr Chichetti!
Laura N.
I hate going to the dentist but the front office and Dr Knight was amazing
Ruth E.
As a person with complete dental anxiety -I cannot say enough about the good experience I had on my first visit to replace a lost filling. Dr Knight & Virginia were both kind, compassionate […]
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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  • Phone: (845) 512-1219
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