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  • Orthodontic Appliances

    Orthodontic Appliances Removable appliances are usually used to keep your teeth in the new, correct positions after your braces have been removed. Some removable appliances are also used before orthodontic treatment to stimulate jaw growth and change your facial skeletal structure. Bionator The Bionator is a removable appliance used to help correct an “overbite” by …

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    Types of Braces

    Types of Braces Braces Braces have one aim: to use gentle pressure to move teeth into proper alignment. Treatment time varies depending on age, patient compliance and the severity of the condition. Generally, treatment lasts for 24 months and is facilitated by ideal patient cooperation. Types of Braces Dr. Milestone and his team are pleased …

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    Orthodontic Disorders

    Orthodontic Disorders Crossbite This type of problem is caused when the upper teeth do not fit and match appropriately with the lower teeth. This results in the upper teeth biting inside the lower teeth, which may negatively impact jaw and proper dental function. Openbite Proper chewing is impacted by this type of bite, in which …

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    Orthognathic Surgery

    Orthognathic Surgery Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) treats and corrects abnormalities of the facial bones, specifically the jaws and the teeth. Often, these abnormalities cause difficulty associated with chewing, talking, sleeping and other routine activities. Orthognathic surgery corrects these problems and, in conjunction with orthodontic treatment, will improve the overall appearance of the facial profile. …

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    Classification of the Bite

    Classification of the Bite Bite patterns are separated into three distinct categories: Class I, Class II and Class III. Each bite pattern’s category is determined by the position of the first set of molars and how they bite together. Class I The bite patterns in this category are “normal”, meaning the upper and lower teeth …

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    Adult Treatment

    Adult Treatment Teeth alignment can be changed at any age if your gums and bone structure are healthy. We offer a variety of treatments that are designed for different age groups – including adults. A new smile can begin today. Orthodontic treatment at later stages in life can dramatically improve your personal appearance and self-esteem. …

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    Orthodontist for Children in Paramus and West Orange

    Orthodontist for Kids in Paramus and West Orange Along with the American Association of Orthodontists, we recommend that a child receive their first orthodontic screening by the age 7. By starting treatment early, we are able to recognize potential problems early and correct them before they become more serious. This not only saves you and …

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    Invisalign FAQ

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    Invisalign Teen

    Invisalign Teen Let Invisalign® Teen help perfect your smile using clear aligners so your teenage memories can be captured with confidence. Invisalign Teen aligners are removable and virtually invisible, which means you can straighten your teeth without anyone knowing. You can still eat and drink what you want. Also, you can brush and floss normally …

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    Before & After

    Before & After Orthodontic treatment can truly transform smiles and people’s lives. Our staff treats mild to severe couses on a daily basis. These are some examples of orthodontic problems we can correct. Crowding This patient’s eye teeth are up higher than normal and the upper jaw has crowding. Overlap This patient’s upper jaw has …

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