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Meet The Team

SunshineOrthodontics-DrMansourOur friendly staff consists of Licensed Dental Assistants and Registered Dental Hygienists. 

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve orthodontic care that reflects their individual treatment needs. Our friendly and talented orthodontic team in Kingston, Rhinebeck, and Wappingers Falls, NY is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to helping you find your best smile.

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We invite you to schedule a complimentary consultation today, and find out for yourself why Sunshine Orthodontics is the Hudson Valley’s best choice for you.
 
For those who are more comfortable speaking Spanish, many of our wonderful staff speak a second language and can assist wherever they are needed.
 
 

 

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Meet Dr. Ahmed Mansour

SunshineOrthodontics-DrMansourDr. Mansour has been providing top notch patient care since 1995. He earned his Bachelor of Dental Medicine and Surgery with Honors from the Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt.
 
He went on to earn Postgraduate Certifications in Advanced Education in General Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Orthodontics at the University of Rochester Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, New York.  
 
He is one of the only Elite Providers of Invisalign and Invisalign Teen in Dutchess County, New York.
 
Dr. Mansour has also been named as a Favorite Doctor by a local parenting magazine, Hudson Valley Parent, many years running.
 
Dr. Mansour is a published author and member of:
  • The American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • New York State Dental Association
  • Dutchess County Dental Association

In addition, Dr. Mansour speaks, writes and reads Arabic, English, and Spanish, to maximize his communication with every patient and to ensure his understanding of each patient’s needs and concerns. Outside of the office, Dr. Mansour enjoys tennis, golf, squash and skiing.

Welcome to Sunshine Orthodontics

Leading edge orthodontic care with Interceptive Appliances, Traditional Braces & Invisalign.

We recognize that every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves on the courteous service we deliver to each person who walks through our doors. Whether you’re an adult, adolescent, or child, we are committed to helping you achieve the smile you deserve – a healthy, beautiful one! Our three Hudson Valley offices are where new smiles begin. We’re sure one is located conveniently nearby your home, work, or school.

Dr. Mansour is a talented and experienced orthodontist, as well as an Elite Invisalign provider. He and his highly trained staff of orthodontic professionals take pride in making you our top priority! Dr. Mansour and his team offer the latest in modern orthodontic procedures with multiple treatment options.

At Sunshine Orthodontics, it is our goal to make a positive impact on our patients’ lives by providing excellent and affordable orthodontic care in the most comfortable environment possible. As an orthodontist in the Hudson Valley, Dr. Mansour makes sure to accommodate all of his patients with location and treatment options! He wants you to have a positive orthodontic experience: one that’s pleasant, fun, and makes you feel that coming to Sunshine Orthodontics for your new smile was the best choice!

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Missing teeth Everyone wants a full, toothy smile, but some people are missing teeth through no fault of their own. Whenever you see a person missing teeth, you probably assume that they have lost them somewhere along the line, either through an accident or neglect. However, that is not always true.

At Sunshine Orthodontics we sometimes see patients that are missing teeth because they failed to develop due to a family hereditary condition. Other times, the “missing” tooth isn’t really missing at all; it’s hidden underneath bone and gum tissue because it’s blocked or impacted by other teeth. In either situation, space must be created or closed, depending upon circumstances, to improve the bite and aesthetics. If not, then other teeth will gradually drift into the spaces, creating a bite problem and misalign teeth. Luckily, both problems can be treated with orthodontics. (more…)

Sports Drinks Damage Tooth EnamelLollipops are a cavity on a stick and soda is pure sugar in a can. Candy and soda cause tooth decay. You’ve been taught this since grade school. This is not news, is it? Well, what about the fact that sports drinks ruin your teeth, too? Heard that one before?

Dr. Ahmed Mansour and the team at Sunshine Orthodontics want to make sure you understand sports drinks can damage healthy teeth. Actually, “erode” is more like the term, especially around the brackets while wearing braces. These sort of drinks erode your teeth by “demineralization,” or reducing the minerals in the outer tooth enamel and also the dentin (“dentin” is a yellowish, calcified tissue underneath the tooth enamel). It doesn’t affect the enamel underneath the braces covered by the brackets. (more…)

Unhappy Orthodontic Patient Rochester and Pittsford NYNot all kids are happy about wearing braces, especially teens. If teeth are slow erupting, a problem develops during a pubertal growth spurt, permanent teeth don’t erupt properly, or finances were an issue, your child may not be a happy camper. Wearing braces between the ages of 11-14 is the most common age for treatment and normally the age of least resistance in most cases. However, after that, be prepared for opposition.

Your first discussion sets the stage for how your child accepts or rejects the news they require treatment at Sunshine Orthodontics. Allowing your apprehension and fears to surface can impact how your child responds. (more…)