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Why Does My Child Need Two Phases of Braces?
05/23/2018
At Loeb Orthodontics, we are proud to provide high-quality orthodontic treatment to patients of all ages throughout the greater Oakland, NJ area. While we regularly treat adults with braces and Invisalign, the majority of our patients are children and teens. Sometimes the best way to achieve a great smile is to begin orthodontic treatment earlier than you might expect. Called “two-phase treatment”, this type of treatment generally begins at some point between the ages of 7 and 9, with a resting period before treatment is resumed during adolescence. Not all children need two phases of orthodontic treatment, but for those who do, it can drastically improve the results of treatment, and make the treatment more efficient.
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10 Truths About Invisalign
03/15/2018
At Loeb Orthodontics, we proudly provide effective, convenient orthodontic treatment to patients of all ages throughout Franklin Lakes, Oakland, and the surrounding areas. We offer a variety of treatment options to suit the diverse needs of our patients, but Invisalign is one of our most popular orthodontic treatments. If you are considering improving your smile with Invisalign, here are 10 key pieces of information to know before starting treatment.
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Why Aren't My Child's Permanent Teeth Coming In?
09/13/2017
When your children lose their baby teeth, you would expect their permanent teeth to erupt soon after. However the amount of time it takes for permanent teeth to erupt varies greatly.
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The Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Orthodontics
06/27/2017
At Loeb Orthodontics we specialize and appreciate art of orthodontics. We provide our patients with only the highest quality of care so they can enjoy happier, healthier lives with beautiful smiles. Our doctors have spent an extensive number of years in formal education and training. Our staff has the passion for superior care, and we have created a practice where the families of Oakland and the surrounding communities know us and trust us with their care.
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Benefits of Straight Teeth
03/09/2017
After helping thousands of patients achieve beautiful, healthy smiles, we know the true benefits of straight teeth. Patients are most excited to see themselves with beautiful, brand-new smiles. However, the benefits of a straight smile do not stop there. A healthy smile with straight teeth comes with a variety of benefits you will enjoy for the rest of your life, whether you are a child, teenager, or adult.
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White Spots on Teeth after Braces
12/14/2016
Imagine the excitement when your treatment is complete and your braces are removed. Most patients are merely ecstatic to see their beautiful, brand new smile for the first time. Unfortunately for some patients, however, the excitement diminishes if their newly-straightened teeth are also marked with white spots. Just what are these white spots and how can you avoid them?
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Fun Alternatives to Candy
10/14/2016
Welcome to Loeb Orthodontics, in Oakland, NJ, where we proudly offer superior orthodontic treatment for children, teens, and adults. Our orthodontists, Drs. Allison Loeb and Robert Loeb, and our hard-working team, understand how a beautiful, healthy smile can transform a person’s self-esteem and happiness. This philosophy guides us and motivates us to bring you the best we can offer. When entering our office, you can expect a comfortable, stress-free environment where you can enjoy personalized care alongside the latest advancements in orthodontic technology.
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Teeth Safety Tips for Children Playing Sports this Summer & Fall
08/09/2016
The summer and fall seasons are times when many children play all types of sports such as basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, and football. While your local Oakland orthodontic experts and staff support kids’ sports teams and enjoy seeing patients being active and having fun, we also want everyone to be safe. Here are some safety tips for teeth that can help ensure children avoid injuries that can do harm to their teeth and oral health.
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Three Braces-Friendly Recipes To Try This Summer
06/08/2016
With summer right around the corner, warmer and more pleasant weather is finally here! Unless you are one of our patients wearing Invisalign, you may be wondering about which foods you should steer clear of that can cause damage to your braces, such as hard, sticky, and gooey foods. Doctors Allison and Robert Loeb want all of their patients to know that there are plenty of summer recipes out there that are both delicious and orthodontist-approved. You can find a few of them below!
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Maximize Success With A Beautiful Smile
04/12/2016
Our doctors and staff at Loeb Orthodontics know that a beautiful smile can make a big difference in our patients' personal health and self-esteem. We are proud to be your local Oakland orthodontic office, providing children, teenagers, and adults the latest orthodontic appliances based on the unique needs and personal lifestyles of our patients.
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Straighter Smiles Are Healthier Smiles
02/09/2016
Correcting your bite with orthodontic treatment has some obvious benefits. Straighter teeth naturally look great to you and to others.  Having a beautiful smile may boost your self-esteem and your confidence in social situations.  It may even help you get that new job!  While the aesthetic benefits are more obvious, straight teeth have other health benefits, which may be far more significant than you would think.
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Braces-Friendly Holiday Recipes
11/13/2015
The holidays are closing in fast, and we know that means many of our patients are looking forward to time spent relaxing, reconnecting with family and friends, and, of course, enjoying delicious food! But for patients with braces, some holiday treats, such as sugary pie crusts, sticky taffy, and hard candies, have the potential to damage and break your wires and brackets. For this blog, we will detail three of our favorite easy, braces-friendly recipes to help you enjoy the holiday season!
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Brush With A Smile While Using Brush DJ!
10/08/2015
At Loeb Orthodontics, we proudly provide high quality orthodontic care to all our patients, but we also know that the oral hygiene habits practiced at home are just as important as our in-office treatments and procedures. Many adults have no problem keeping up a strict regimen of brushing and flossing, but this can be difficult for some children or teens. Parents often tell us how hard it is to motivate their children to brush regularly. Thankfully, there is a clever and fun new app that has been shown to make brushing easy and enjoyable for kids, improving their habits and their overall oral health.
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Invisalign & You
08/23/2015
At Loeb Orthodontics, we pride ourselves on providing the latest and greatest orthodontic treatment options to our patients. You may be wondering which type of treatment is right for you. Metal, clear or lingual braces may be great options for you, but what if you want something more discreet? What if you want something that is virtually invisible? Then your orthodontist in the Oakland, Franklin Lakes, Wyckoff and Wayne area has the answer. The clear answer is Invisalign.
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Early Orthodontic Treatment - What's All The Fuss About?
02/18/2015
February is National Children's Dental Health Month in the United States, and we'd like to take this time to let you know how early orthodontic treatment can improve your child's overall oral health for life.
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It's National Orthodontic Health Month!
10/09/2014
Did you know that October is National Orthodontic Health Month? Read more to see how you can make the most of it!
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Back to School: Good Orthodontic Treatment Options for Teens
07/29/2014
Is your teen in need of orthodontic treatment but is dreading going back to school with metal braces? Check out our discreet braces options to avoid the embarrassment of a metal mouth!
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The Evolution of Braces
05/12/2014
Ever wonder how braces came to be? Read our timeline of the evolution of braces!
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April is National Facial Protection Month!
03/26/2014
We would like to inform our patients and their families that April is National Facial Protection Month in the United States! Read up on the importance of wearing a mouth guard and what sports you should be wearing one for.
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Welcome to Our Blog!
02/07/2014
Welcome to the official blog of Loeb Orthodontics in Oakland, NJ! Read on for more information on who we are and what we do.
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