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Dr. Olga Bukholts, D.D.S.

Orthodontist

Dr. Olga Bukholts D.D.S. is a top Orthodontist in New York, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Olga Bukholts D.D.S. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Olga Bukholts D.D.S. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Olga Bukholts D.D.S. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In New York, NY, Dr. Olga Bukholts D.D.S. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Olga Bukholts, D.D.S.
  • New York, NY
  • Accepting new patients

What happens if you get a cavity with Invisalign?

You need to consult your general dentist about how urgent it is to repair the cavity. If it is urgent, the dentist will repair the tooth and your orthodontist will submit your READ MORE
You need to consult your general dentist about how urgent it is to repair the cavity. If it is urgent, the dentist will repair the tooth and your orthodontist will submit your case for refinement. If it is not, you can get it fixed after your Invisalign treatment.

How often should you floss dental bridge?

Twice a day is the norm but an easier way to clean your bridgework would be with airflosser or waterpik

Can I get my teeth filed with braces?

Yes, you can. Your orthodontist will make necessary accommodations for your dentist to do the work.

Does wearing Invisalign hurt?

Invisalign is a wonderful appliance, and most people feel a lot less discomfort in aligners vs. braces. In order to move teeth, some pressure needs to be applied to them. Most READ MORE
Invisalign is a wonderful appliance, and most people feel a lot less discomfort in aligners vs. braces. In order to move teeth, some pressure needs to be applied to them. Most people feel aligners are tight in the beginning and then feel much better in a day or two.

Do they put you to sleep when getting braces?

Putting braces on is not at all painful (it’s like gluing a gem to your nail). There is absolutely no need to be asleep.

How long after getting braces can I eat normally?

When you are in braces, you can never eat “normally” because you have to avoid everything hard and everything sticky. If that is not something you are willing to do, consider Invisalign. READ MORE
When you are in braces, you can never eat “normally” because you have to avoid everything hard and everything sticky. If that is not something you are willing to do, consider Invisalign.

How do you prepare your teeth for orthodontics?

Please visit your general dentist and have a cleaning and check up to make sure you have no gum disease or cavities and you are good to go!

Could a toothache be caused by getting braces?

Possibly but not likely. Please consult with both your orthodontist and your general dentist.

What happens if you get a cavity with braces?

Please visit your general dentist and that will fix it for you. If your bracket is in the way, your orthodontist will remove it and replace it after your dentist will fix your READ MORE
Please visit your general dentist and that will fix it for you. If your bracket is in the way, your orthodontist will remove it and replace it after your dentist will fix your tooth.

How do you floss with braces?

You can’t floss directly so you should use a floss threader, but it is just as effective and much easier to use an air or a water flosser like Waterpik

Are cavities common after braces?

If you followed your oral hygiene instructions, braces will not cause cavities.

What helps swollen gums after getting orthodontics?

Good oral hygiene and a visit to your general dentist for regular cleanings and to your periodontist for deep cleanings

Is an X-ray required for braces?

Absolutely! The benefit from an information your orthodontist gains from an X-ray far outweighs the risk.

How long does Invisalign take?

It depends on how complicated your case is, and everybody is different. I would recommend going for an orthodontic consultation and being evaluated by a professional to know how READ MORE
It depends on how complicated your case is, and everybody is different. I would recommend going for an orthodontic consultation and being evaluated by a professional to know how long your case will take.

Should I wear my retainer if it hurts?

If the retainer is new and it hurts a lot, you should see your doctor to find out why. If you have not worn it in a while, you should see your doctor and get a new one that fits READ MORE
If the retainer is new and it hurts a lot, you should see your doctor to find out why. If you have not worn it in a while, you should see your doctor and get a new one that fits well.

Can you get Invisalign with an implant?

You can get an Invisalign treatment with an implant understanding that that tooth will not move and, if it is a front tooth implant it's replacing, its crown may need to be redone. READ MORE
You can get an Invisalign treatment with an implant understanding that that tooth will not move and, if it is a front tooth implant it's replacing, its crown may need to be redone.

When can I stop wearing my retainers?

Retention is a lifetime issue. If you have been out of treatment for over a year, it is sufficient to sleep with your retainers a couple of nights per week. If you will ever READ MORE
Retention is a lifetime issue. If you have been out of treatment for over a year, it is sufficient to sleep with your retainers a couple of nights per week. If you will ever just stop wearing your retainers, your teeth will shift.

How long do braces take to correct an overbite?

It depends how severe your overbite is. Average treatment time being 12-18 months.

Can you get braces on just your front teeth?

In some cases, you can have braces on just the front teeth, it depends on what the doctor is trying to correct.

Do you need Invisalign to fix one tooth?

It depends on how displaced that one tooth is. There are multiple ways to address minor issues and you should consult with an orthodontist.