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    Orthodontist in Bloomfield explains Types of Braces

    Braces have been a part of growing up in Bloomfield for as long as we can remember. They have always been known to heighten that awkward phase of adolescence by adding uncomfortable metal and insecurities. However, modern orthodontics has made that part of treatment a little easier to stomach. New advances have successfully created alternatives …

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    Bloomfield Orthodontist warns Dry Mouth can Cause Tooth Decay

    Over 4 million Americans suffer from dry mouth or Sjögren’s syndrome.  Unfortunately, dry mouth can lead to increased oral health problems.  Dr. Milestone from Milestone Orthodontics in Bloomfield explains that when individuals have Sjögren’s syndrome, the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks tear ducts and saliva.  This in turn leads to constant dryness. Even though saliva …

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    Orthodontist in Paramus says Preserve Your Memory through Good Oral Hygiene

    Did you know that your memory can be linked to your oral hygiene?? A report in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry (webmd.com) showed that adults with gingivitis (swollen, bleeding gums) performed worse on tests of memory and other cognitive skills than did those with healthier gums and mouths. Individuals with gingivitis were more …

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    February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

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    Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.  At Milestone Orthodontics, we want to get our patients aware of this important subject.  Why is this type of celebration—and year-round attention to children’s dental health–important? Here at Milestone Orthodontics we encourage developing …

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    Paramus Orthodontist Wishes Happy Valentine’s Day

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    Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate the ones we love.  What better way to celebrate than with a kiss!  But, no matter if it’s your 5-year old, your spouse, or your significant other, no one wants to kiss or be kissed by someone with bad oral hygiene.  In order to keep your mouth healthy …

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    How to Brush Your Teeth Effectively

    Brushing your teeth is an important part of your oral hygiene routine. For a healthy mouth and smile Milestone Orthodontics of Paramus recommends you: Brush your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled brush. The size and shape of your brush should fit your mouth allowing you to reach all areas easily. Replace your toothbrush …

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    Adult Braces for Bergen County Residents

     Milestone Orthodontics, located in Bergen County, NJ understands that every patient has different orthodontic needs, especially adult patients. This is why Dr. Milestone provides his Bergen County patients looking for adult braces with several orthodontic treatment options including the innovative Invisalign System. Today, many of our adult patients are choosing not to wear traditional metal …

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    Paramus Orthodontist Gives New Year’s Resolution

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    While you’re busy making your list of New Year’s resolutions about saving more money and going to the gym, Dr. Mathew Milestone in Paramus suggests that you make a few for your teeth, too! Here are six resolutions that will help keep your smile healthy and bright for 2014. 1) Floss every day – As the saying goes, …

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    Paramus Orthodontist Wishes Happy Thanksgiving Chanukah

    2013 is a unique year for American Jews. A once in eternity overlap with Chanukah and Thanksgiving:. This year it may mean that some of our patients at Milestone Orthodontics in Paramus will be replacing their sweet potatoes with latkes. The first day of Chanukah/Hanukkah starts at sunset on Wednesday November 27 the night before Thanksgiving, which falls on November …

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    Thanksgiving Day Teeth Tips from Paramus Orthodontist

    Milestone Orthodontics, in West Orange NJ, sees Thanksgiving as a time to get together with family and take a day to remember all of those things that we’re thankful for.  It’s a time to gain perspective on what’s really important in our lives, as well as a time to gain perspective on the fact that …

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