Snoring Can Be A Serious and Life-Threatening Problem

Snoring can be a serioius and life-threatening problem

Snoring is an important warning sign of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, also known as OSA. OSA occurs when the airway partially or completely collapses and blocks air from reaching your lungs. People who suffer from sleep apnea can stop breathing from five to over one hundred times per hour! It is estimated that over 85% of […]

Does Your Child Have Any of These Potentially Serious Orthodontic Problems?

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While most orthodontic problems are not life threatening, there are some early warning signs that indicate your child might need to see an orthodontist even if they still have the majority of their baby teeth. These are the top 5 that warrant a visit before the problem becomes worse:

A Beautiful Smile in Time for Those Special Events

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We want to help ensure that you have your new smile in time for special life events. Whether it is a wedding, graduation, prom, job promotion, career advancement or even a long-awaited vacation, Cater Galante Orthodontics can help you smile faster with a new, simple-to-use device that can cut your orthodontic treatment by up to […]

The Aging Dentition and What You Can Do About It

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You may have noticed that your teeth have slowly been shifting and moving. Many patients will comment how they had lower front teeth that were perfectly straight, but over the years they noticed they had changed. With the shifting of the teeth comes problems with oral hygiene and eventually changes in your smile. Patients come […]

How to Choose – Braces Versus Invisalign


Most patients who enter an orthodontic office typically know they need some type of orthodontic treatment, but for the most part are unsure of whether they should have traditional metal braces or the removable, clear alternative – Invisalign. The answer to this question will depend on several factors, which I will attempt to outline here. […]

How to Cut Your Orthodontic Treatment Time In Half

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It is a universal truth that a gorgeous, healthy smile is truly the way to better health, bigger opportunities and lifelong confidence. However, for many people the prospect of undergoing orthodontic treatment for 12 to 36 months can be daunting and downright discouraging. Fortunately there are new technologies that allow patients to reduce their treatment […]