Dr. Driesman and Dr. Scher orthodontists

Dr. Emily Driesman and the Embrace Ortho Story


Embrace Orthodontics is a highly successful, reputable orthodontic practice in Westport and Stamford, Connecticut. Dr. Scher originally established the practice, Scher Orthodontics, and then passed the torch to Dr. Emily Driesman when he was ready to cut back on his hours. Dr. Emily continues the tradition of providing quality orthodontic care to patients of all ages. Here’s the story of …

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A Complete Overview of Braces Pain Relief


While the beautifully straight smile that comes from having braces is the end-goal, you have to get through the treatment with braces. And, well, sometimes that can be a little uncomfortable. It is important to maintain focus on why you have the braces and know that this is temporary.  Plus, there is good news – there are ways to relieve …

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Braces Alternatives for Adults

BonInvisalign, Orthodontics

Many adults want straighter teeth, but aren’t exactly thrilled about the prospect of getting braces. In addition to a straighter smile, orthodontic treatment has dental health benefits. But adults often avoid getting the orthodontic care they need because they don’t want braces to affect their appearance and potentially cause discomfort.  Now with advancements in technology, there are some different options …

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What are Lingual Braces?

TeamBraces, Orthodontics

For many people, getting braces is a crucial part of maintaining healthy teeth and exceptional overall oral care. They can correct misaligned bites, spaces and gaps, crooked teeth, and more. But, braces are not a one-size-fits-all investment. There are many different types of braces to choose from – and InBrace lingual braces is one of them! InBrace Lingual Braces Lingual …