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Orthodontic Treatment

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

Selecting a qualified orthodontist for either you or a family member is an important step toward successfully addressing orthodontic concerns. Here are a few points to contemplate before making the final decision: 1. Consider your needs. Although many dentists offer orthodontic procedures, this does not necessarily mean they have undergone the advanced training and additional education required of orthodontic specialists. A dentist may offer braces or other types of orthodontic… Continue Reading