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Dr. Rishi Kothari

Dr. Rishi Kothari grew up in Western New York and is proud to be back serving the community he has always called home. With his mother being an orthodontist for more than 30 years, Dr. Kothari developed an appreciation and passion for orthodontics at a very young age. After the transformation of his own smile, along with those of his close friends and family, Dr. Kothari decided to pursue a career in orthodontics.

Interceptive Orthodontics TreatmentBlogOrthodontics
April 21, 2023

What Is Interceptive Orthodontics Treatment?

As a parent, you know that brushing, flossing and taking your child to the dentist are essential for preventing cavities and gum disease and helping them maintain A+ oral health.…
March 24, 2023

High Tech Care for Comfortable, Precise Dental and Orthodontic Service At 914 Smiles

Quick, comfortable, and accurate. When it comes to healthcare services, parents and kids alike appreciate this patient-centered approach. The team at 914 Smiles understands this — that’s why we use…
Our Laser Sintered Bands Eliminate the Need for Orthodontic SpacersBlogOrthodontics
February 19, 2023

Our Laser Sintered Bands Eliminate the Need for Orthodontic Spacers

Traditionally, before getting braces, a palatal expander or a habit-breaking appliance, among other devices, some patients would need to have spacers placed between their teeth. As the name suggests, spacers…
Gummy Fruit SnacksBlogPediatric Dentistry
January 19, 2023

Here’s Why Pediatric Dentists Aren’t Big Fans of Gummy Fruit Snacks

You’ve probably noticed the colorful gummy fruit snacks on the shelves at the supermarket, their packages reading, “Organic,” “Made with real fruit,” “No added sugars,” “Natural flavors” and a whole…
Smile Anatomy: The Different Types of Teeth and What They DoPediatric Dentistry
December 2, 2022

Smile Anatomy: The Different Types of Teeth and What They Do

At 914 Smiles, we offer orthodontics and pediatric dentistry in Tarrytown, NY. So, as you can probably imagine, it’s all teeth, all day at the office. But we know for…
best vitamins for teeth and gumsBlogPediatric Dentistry
September 27, 2022

5 Key Vitamins and Minerals for Kids’ Teeth and Gums (And School Lunch Ideas that Include Them!)

Research shows that kids with poor oral health are more likely to experience dental pain, leading to missed school days and decreased school performance. While brushing, flossing, and keeping up…