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UPDATED 28-11-18

Will braces help my severe TMJ? It’s normal to be a bit nervous when you first go to an orthodontist. Here at the Schulhof Center, we make it easy for you to relax and enjoy the time that you spend here with us. Certainly, Dr. Adam Schulhof has a love of orthodontics, and you’ll be able to see that every time that you come in for an appointment. By combining cutting-edge technologies with skill and expertise, the Orthodontist can provide you with care and treatment options that are customized to your specific concerns.

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UPDATED 24-10-18

Braces are a blessing in so many ways. Earlier on, if your teeth were set a particular way; that was it. Luckily for us, however, we have these wonderful inventions that can help straighten our smiles and thus enhance our quality of life. For some folks, however, they represent a massive burden of psychological discomfort. They are scared of having a metallic smile, impaired speech, and god forbid; being laughed at.

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UPDATED 10-09-18

We all know that having dental issues teeth is not fun. These orthodontic issues can affect the quality of your smile or even your self-esteem. Besides, the poorly aligned teeth can increase your risk of gum disease, and they can make brushing or flossing a challenge.

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Braces kit for school. Wow! It is back to school season already! The summer has flown by and as a parent, you are likely neck-deep in school supplies, backpacks, portable snacks and transportation schedules right about now. There is so much to organize for school survival. Not the least of which is putting together a Braces Kit for School to help your kids, tweens and teens take good care of your investment in their oral health.

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UPDATED 17-06-18

At The Schulhof Center at KinderSmiles NJ, we are new New Jersey, we are born, educated and live in the garden state. We live and breathe the flora and wonder of the state so named for liberty and prosperity.  From New Jersey City through Paterson onto Mahwah, we are New Jerseyan, we are New Jersey.

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Massaging Invisalign? You have the right idea if you’re thinking about getting Invisalign for your teeth alignment correction. It’s one of the most popular products on the market. Even though the aligner system is effective as it is, you can still help speed up the process of perfection. Massaging your aligners over your teeth is one way that you can assist. The following is some information about aligner massage and some other ways that you can work with your orthodontist to accelerate your recovery process.

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You may have a mouth full of metal. This could be from a time when the only option in orthodontics was to fill your mouth with the famous train tracks. Orthodontics has moved on, both from the ugly metal and discomfort onward to invisible and even lingual technology. In this article, we lay out what you can do to replace your metal braces with aligners…also, the experts that can make your change from metal to invisible a reality.

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The “railroad track” traditional braces we’ve all seen on kids have never been attractive. Now there are clear alternatives like Invisalign technology that give kids, as well as image-conscious teens adults, a chance to improve their smiles without notice or fuss.

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From Endodontist to primary care physicians to cardiac specialists, there are many different types of doctors who work hard to keep you physically healthy. The same is true when it comes to the dental professionals who work just as hard to maintain the health of your teeth and gums. There are some oral care practitioners who offer general care while others treat patients with serious dental problems requiring specialized treatment.

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Congratulations! With your new braces in place, you are on your way to a beautiful smile that will last a lifetime. But to keep your smile at its healthiest during the time you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, it is important to understand how to properly brush your teeth during treatment with orthodontics. While brackets and wires do present some unique challenges and require some changes to your daily home routine for dental hygiene, these changes are easy to implement and will ultimately result in a beautiful, healthy smile.

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