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Child Orthodontics

Our very own Dr. Pat Cuozzo and Dr. Mehreen Merchant recently published an article in the prestigious Seattle Study Club® Journal! Along with colleagues Dr. Anthony M. DiCesare and Dr. Lisa Indelicato, our orthodontists presented a case review entitled: “Hopeless but Still Useful Primary Lateral Incisors in the Preservation of Vertical and Buccolingual Bone Dimension.” The article illustrates the orthodontic treatment process for a young patient who also required dental… Continue Reading

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In 2018, Dr. Pat Cuozzo was honored with the title of Favorite Kids’ Doc in New Jersey Family magazine. This distinction means more to Dr. Pat than just about any other award he could receive, mostly because it’s based on the opinions of parents who want to single out their child’s doctor as one who has given them exceptional care. The polls are already open for this year’s honor, and… Continue Reading

Child Orthodontics

It’s perfectly normal for infants and toddlers to suck their thumb. In many cases, this habit gradually fades away by the time they are in kindergarten, or even sooner. However, children who suck their thumb for an extended period of time, as well as those who suck their thumbs too aggressively, may eventually have orthodontic conditions that will need braces or another type of orthodontic treatment to correct. Vigorous thumb-sucking… Continue Reading