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Orthodontic Treatment

Teeth that are misaligned (or “crooked”) can either come in that way as they first push through the gums, or they can develop a crooked appearance over time. Let’s look at some of the more common causes of teeth misalignment and a few of the many orthodontic treatments that can be helpful for addressing this concern:  Some individuals have mouths that are simply too small for the teeth as they… Continue Reading

MASO Journal Event

We are excited to announce that our very own Dr. Pat and Dr. Mehreen have published an article in the MASO Journal, a publication from the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists! This organization is a regional arm of the American Association of Orthodontists, and the MASO Journal is one of the ways in which it spreads the word on the latest research in the field of orthodontics. Please click here… 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

Once the main part of orthodontic treatment is done, it’s natural to want to show off your new smile and start reaping the benefits of having your concerns resolved. But, it is important to note that your newly aligned teeth will not remain straight without something to hold them in place. All patients will require an orthodontic retainer as the final step of the treatment process – and wearing the… Continue Reading

Dr. Patrick T. Cuozzo wants every patient to receive the benefits of straight teeth and a beautiful smile. Although some patients worry about the cost of orthodontics, there may be more options available to have a portion of the treatment covered. In the past, employer-sponsored plans were limited and your only option. Now, more and more employers are offering orthodontic benefits on their plans, as well as flexible spending accounts… Continue Reading