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Orthodontic Headgear
Orthodontic Headgear
05/18/2018
Sometimes braces alone aren't enough to move teeth into a better position, or correct a problematic bite and misaligned jaw growth. In those situations, one of our practice’s trusted orthodontists may recommend the use of special appliances, such as orthodontic headgear. Orthodontic headgear is worn partly outside the mouth and applies just enough force to move the teeth properly and guide your face and jaw growth.
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Wisdom Teeth & Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Wisdom Teeth & Wisdom Tooth Extraction
03/18/2018
Your third molars are more commonly called "wisdom teeth." Usually appearing in the late teens or early twenties, wisdom teeth often lack the proper space in the jaw to erupt fully or even at all. This common condition is called impaction.
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Braces & Your Oral Hygiene Routine
Braces & Your Oral Hygiene Routine
02/19/2018
Braces can make maintaining thorough oral hygiene difficult. However, there are some best practices and special tools you can use to make your oral hygiene routine easy and efficient!
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Dry Mouth
Dry Mouth
02/06/2018
Everybody gets dry mouth now and then. Sometimes temporary mouth dryness can be brought on by dehydration, stress, or a normal reduction in saliva flow at night. However, if your dry mouth persists long past the norm, you may have a chronic condition known as xerostomia.
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Thumb Sucking & Tongue Thrusting
Thumb Sucking & Tongue Thrusting
12/12/2017
Thumb and finger sucking habits are a perfectly natural way for babies and toddlers to soothe themselves. However, as a child grows there comes a point when this comforting habit can cause more harm than good.
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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea
10/18/2017
Most people don’t associate teeth with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD). However, a 2012 study revealed that many children who are diagnosed with ADHD don’t really have the condition. Rather, their behavioral problems are actually due to sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBD), such as sleep apnea.
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Importance of Lifetime Retainer Wear
Importance of Lifetime Retainer Wear
09/13/2017
When you finish your orthodontic treatment, you are excited to be free of the appliances you’ve had to put up with—brackets, wires, aligners, and so on. However, while it is certainly important to revel in the freedom of your new smile, equally important is taking the necessary action to retain it. And that comes down to one word — retainers.
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What is Gum Disease?
05/10/2017
Periodontal disease—more commonly known as gum disease—ranges from simple gum inflammation to serious disease symptoms that result in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support your teeth.
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Good Foods for Your Teeth
03/06/2017
We all know that a healthy, balanced diet is critical to overall health; but did you know that diet has a huge impact on teeth?
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The Early History of Orthodontic Treatment
01/10/2017
Today, orthodontic treatment is a normal part of life. Whether you go for more traditional types of braces or more innovative forms of treatment like Invisalign, straightening your teeth has become a common practice. But it wasn’t always that way.
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It's Never Too Late for a Beautiful Smile
12/08/2016
To many people, braces might seem like an experience just for kids. After all, braces have become something of a rite of passage for teenagers, making school hallways abundant with plenty of metallic smiles.
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My Orthodontist Blog
06/23/2016
From traditional orthodontic treatments like metal braces and ceramic braces to more modern appliances like Invisalign and Invisalign Teen, our skilled orthodontists and team of highly trained professionals offer exceptional, compassionate care to children, teens, and adults at every turn.
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Braces-Friendly Summer Recipes
06/22/2016
Summer will soon be upon us and that means sunny days, no school, and so much time for snacks! At My Orthodontist, we want our all our patients to be able to indulge in the delicious flavors of summer.
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How Your Bite Affects Your Health
05/26/2016
Many common orthodontic problems originate from a misaligned bite. As your local orthodontic specialists, the skilled doctors at My Orthodontist treat these problems through a variety of orthodontic treatment options such as braces and Invisalign.
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All About Elastics
04/14/2016
Orthodontic braces consist of brackets and wires that are designed to apply consistent pressure to the teeth, thus causing the teeth to move into the correct position.
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Brushing and Flossing with Braces
03/07/2016
When you have braces it is more important than ever to follow a good dental hygiene routine. Unfortunately, the wires and brackets of braces make keeping up with your normal brushing and flossing regimen a lot more difficult.
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New Smiles for a New Year
01/07/2016
With 2016 upon us, there is no better time to get started on your new year’s resolutions. And if having a brighter, more confident smile is on your to-do list, the caring orthodontists and talented team at My Orthodontist can help.
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Have Yourself A Halitosis-Less Holiday
12/15/2015
This holiday season don’t scare away people under the mistletoe with a bad case of bad breath. Learn the truth behind halitosis today, and better prepare yourself for a sweet smelling, orally healthy tomorrow.
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When Should My Child See an Orthodontist for the First Time
07/29/2015
With so many adults today wearing braces, most people know that it's never too old to benefit from orthodontic treatment. But when it comes to children, it's best to have a child seen early in life by an orthodontist so they can be screened for any potential orthodontic problems while the child is still young.
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National Children's Dental Health Month
02/03/2015
Every February, The American Dental Association, as well as all dental professionals, health care professionals, and educators, gather together to raise awareness for the importance of early treatment, whether its dental or orthodontic.
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Welcome to Our Orthodontic Practice
01/05/2015
The doctors of My Orthodontist are proud to welcome you to our blog! Our team has been providing orthodontic treatment to residents in and around New Jersey since 2002, and hopes to serve you for many more years to come.
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My Orthodontist

  • Lawrenceville Office - 3131 Princeton Pike, Bldg. 1A, Suite 101, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 Phone: 609-883-3636
  • West New York Office - 431 59th St., West New York, NJ 07093 Phone: 201-223-2700 Fax: 201-590-9560
  • Cherry Hill Office - 1940 E. Route 70, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 Phone: 856-428-1441 Fax: 856-424-1309
  • Deptford Office - 1800 Clements Bridge Rd., Deptford Township, NJ 08096 Phone: 856-845-7846 Fax: 856-251-0649
  • East Orange Office - 185 Central Ave., Suite 305, East Orange, NJ 07018 Phone: 973-672-4141 Fax: 973-672-1005
  • Langhorne, PA Office - 586 Middletown Blvd., Suite C-10, Langhorne, PA 19047 Phone: 215-750-7779 Fax: 215-750-7848
  • Bayonne Office - 1222 JFK Blvd., Bayonne, NJ 07002 Phone: 201-355-2467
  • Paterson Office - 1010 Main St. 2nd Floor, Suite 8, Paterson, NJ 07503 Phone: 862-881-4962

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