It may come as a surprise to you that adults make up close to 35% of my patient pool (that’s one out of every three patients!) so I thought I would devote this month’s blog to adult treatment. “I am too old for orthodontic treatment” is a statement I hear at least once a week. Truth is, your body … [Read more...] about Adult Orthodontics — Is it Right for You?
This is a question I get asked almost daily in my practice, and quite honestly, it is a perfectly valid question to ask from a generation of parents who were never told to see the orthodontist (when they were kids) until middle school or even high school. A little history here… during the ‘70s, ‘8 … [Read more...] about “Why Do I See So Many 7-to-9-Year-Olds in Braces These Days?”
Having worked in such close proximity to Fort Lee for almost 20 years now, you can imagine that we have seen our share of military families (active duty, dependents and retirees) come through our practice. The good news is that Tricare (United Concordia) does provide orthodontic coverage for … [Read more...] about Orthodontic Treatment for Our Military Families
Recently we have had a number of patients and parents ask about our sterilization procedures, so I thought I would spend a little time writing about this topic since it doesn’t get discussed very often. We live in a world of germs (unfortunately), and we all do our best to wash our hands, get our … [Read more...] about You Asked, We Answered: Sterilization in an Orthodontic Practice
The picture-perfect wedding day should include your perfect smile, right? The wedding day doesn’t last forever, but the photos live on in frames and social media. And with the great efforts that brides and grooms take to look their best for the big day, it makes sense to consider correcting minor t … [Read more...] about How Invisalign Can Help Create the Picture-Perfect Wedding
Lately we have seen an increasing trend of prospective patients asking for discounts on their orthodontic care. We certainly understand that like most things in life, people are looking for the best value for their dollar, and many patients do see a difference in fees when visiting multiple … [Read more...] about Orthodontic pricing: how we determine rates, discounts & more