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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. … Read more

    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 … Read more

    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. … Read more

    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 … Read more

    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 … Read more

    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 … Read more

    Emergency Info

    Emergency Info Sore Teeth If your teeth are sore after a visit… You may take acetaminophen or other non-aspirin pain relievers while you adjust to your new braces. A warm wash cloth, heating pad or warm salt water rinses may reduce the soreness in your jaws. Wire Irritation Try moving the wire away from the … Read more

    Home Care

    Home Care Brushing Use a toothbrush with soft bristles and a small strip of fluoride toothpaste. When you brush your teeth, move the brush in small, circular motions to reach food particles that may be under your gum line. Hold the toothbrush at an angle and brush slowly and carefully, covering all areas between teeth, … Read more