When you’re ready to improve your smile and have called your orthodontist in Rhode Island for a consultation, you’re probably excited to get started with treatment. You may also be curious about Invisalign and wonder if it’s a better option than braces for getting the new smile you want. So how do you decide between Invisalign and braces? We’ve put together this list of eight facts about our Portsmouth Invisalign treatment that can help you make the right decision.

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As a leading orthodontist in Rhode Island offering a variety of treatment options for kids, teens, and adults, Dr. Jaffe routinely improves smiles by correctly aligning the teeth. A malocclusion, which is often called a “bad bite” refers to the misalignment of the teeth. In other words, when there is a misalignment or incorrect relation between the teeth of the two dental arches when they approach each other as the jaws close,

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Now that it’s cooler outside and the leaves are changing color, it’s time for your Barrington orthodontist and his team to share a few fall recipes here that are perfect to eat when wearing braces. All these recipes, which are quick and easy to make are given the stamp of approval by Dr. Jaffe as being safe to eat when your teeth are covered in brackets and wires.

Easy Shepherd’s Pie


1 pound ground beef

1/3 cup ketchup

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

8 ounces frozen mixed vegetables

1 16-ounce package instant mashed potatoes,

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At Jaffe Orthodontics, we believe everyone deserves a healthy smile, and that nothing should ever stand in the way of someone who wants to improve their own. That said, there’s a recent trend in orthodontics that has us very concerned over the health of people’s smiles in the Portsmouth & Barrington, RI areas: DIY braces. Do-it-yourself braces, as they’ve come to be known, are a new trend that sees teenagers trying to use various at-home materials and implements to influence the movement of their teeth and attempting to improve their smile without the health of an orthodontist.

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Spring is officially here, and we know many of our patients are excited to welcome warmer days and eagerly awaiting summer vacation. To help you ring in the new season, we’ve pulled together a few of our favorite braces-friendly recipes. Try these at home and we’re sure you’ll be enjoying all the new season has to offer!

Brown Sugar Baked Peaches

These delectable treats are the perfect way to satisfy a sweet tooth –

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