Entries by Dr Patricia Panucci

How Invisalign is Made?

LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 28, 2017 Invisalign Explained Many people who are considering Invisalign dental aligners may be curious to know the process of how they are made. Because Invisalign is a very different system than traditional braces the process for making Invisalign appliances also varies greatly from the process of making braces. Here are the […]

Can retainers fix a slight shift of teeth after braces?

  An orthodontic patient’s most anticipated appointment day is probably the day that their braces are finally removed, and they are able to see the unencumbered results of the time and money that they have devoted to their teeth. While the excitement of seeing their new smile is justified, it is important for them to […]

Gluten-Free Grain Free Caprese Mini Pizzas

Ingredients Crust 5 cups cauliflower florets 1 egg ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper ¾ cup low-moisture part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese (3 oz) ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese Toppings 2 plum (Roma) tomatoes, thinly sliced (at least 18 slices) 6 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 6 slices 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon […]

Vegan Pasta Peperonata

INGREDIENTS 12ounces rigatoni (3/4 box) 1/4cup pine nuts 1/4cup olive oil 3bell peppers (preferably red and yellow), cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/2cup pitted kalamata olives, halved 1/4cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2tablespoons chopped capers 2tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/4teaspoon crushed red pepper kosher salt and black pepper DIRECTIONS Heat oven to 400º F. Cook the […]