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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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 […]
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This office is amazing everyone that works here is absolutely amazing very kind hearted they care about you not the money you have to pay like most office’s that you go to. Everyone greets you with […]
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Great dentists and staff members all so friendly! Do a great job cleaning teeth!
Michelle M.
This dental office is by far THE BEST I’ve ever been. The entire staff is fantastic! Lonnie, Teri Dr. Steve, and Dr. Jim especially make my teeth and my visit perfect!
Rachel F.
I have been going to Ramapo Dental for over 30 years and have never had a bad experience. The staff is very friendly and the Dentists are dedicated to providing quality service,
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I always have an excellent experience at Ramapo Dental Care. They make me feel at home and we all know that is hard to do at a dentist office. I constantly look forward to my next visit and no longer […]
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Been coming to Ramapo Dental for years. Always very accommodating, with a wonderful front desk. Make sure to ask for Lonnie or Denise!
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Dr. Chichetti has been taking care of my dental needs for many years. I wouldn’t go to anyone else. He always looks for the most reasonable solution for your dental problems and NEVER takes a […]
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The best dental care you will find anywhere, together with the nicest people.
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I visited Ramapo Dental care due to a deep root canal and I was immediately accommodated in their busy schedule as soon as I said that I was in pain. Signing up and registering with them was very […]
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Professional and friendly staff! Dr. Steven Chichetti is a gem
Nereida G.
Excellent visit. Was called in just after arrival. Dr. Knight did a great job. Thanks.
Anthony A.
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 minds off […]
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Professional and courteous office. Have been a patient for 8 years. I am very pleased with their work.
Charles M.
Friendly front desk staff and excellent care. I usually hate going to the dentist, but have no fear booking my next appointment.
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I’ve been gong to this dentist for 12+years. The staff are super friendly and professional. Family oriented and long term carer. Highly recommended.
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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 […]
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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
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (845) 512-1219
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