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  • Prevent Nail Biting says Orthodontist

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    Milestone Orthodontics cautions his patients about the danger of nail biting on your teeth. Nail biting is one of the so-called “nervous habits” that can be triggered by stress, excitement or boredom. Experts say that about thirty percent of children and fifteen percent of adults are nail biters, however most will stop chewing their nails …

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    How to Make Toothbrush Jewelry

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    What’s a cooler than recycling your old toothbrush and making a toothbrush bracelet? Milestone Orthodontics near Maywood recommends that their patients replace their toothbrush every 3 months or when there is noticeable wear, or when a patient has been sick. So when it’s time to replace your toothbrush, try making toothbrush jewelry. Here’s what you’ll need: …

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    Add Oral Health to National Wellness Week

    Did you know that September 15 thru 21st is National Wellness Week? Don’t forget your oral-health during National Wellness Week. Milestone Orthodontics located in Saddle Brook wants to remind you to add oral health to National Wellness Week. What do you do to enhance your wellness? Take a walk? Practice yoga or meditation? Drink a …

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    Saddle Brook Orthodontist explains Affects of Stress on Your Teeth

    Did you know that stress can affect your teeth? Dr. Milestone from Milestone Orthodontics in Saddle Brook says unfortunately, there are many triggers that can give children and teens stress. Tests at school, troubles with friends or family, a job, or even just making time for everything can create stress in teens and kids.  Of …

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    Paramus Orthodontist explains Retainer

    Braces are an investment in your smile. When your teeth reach a desired straightness, you’ll have a beautiful smile, but it’s important to keep it that way! You can accomplish this with a retainer provided by Milestone Orthodontics. A retainer is a small, custom-fit device that reinforces the new position of your teeth after your …

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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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    Paramus Orthodondist Warns Patients to Protect Teeth and Gums as You Age

    The team at Milestone Orthodontics stress the importance of proper care of our patients teeth and gums. Dr. Mathew Milestone says that taking steps now will help protect your dental health and prevent serious decay and disease from developing as you get older.  Milestone Orthodontics tells Bergen County residents that you are never too young to start the proper cleaning …

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