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Tips, Tricks, & News From Sacks Orthodontics

We know you have questions about orthodontics — treatments, products, dental issues, etc. We're here to give you those answers. Our blogs are created to answer some of your common questions about who we are, what we do, and how we do it. 

March 22, 2021
Eating With Braces: Dos & Don'ts

Eating proper foods, minimizing sugar intake, and getting enough sleep are essential during orthodontic treatment.

January 6, 2023
Congratulations, Dr. Zhu! Now a Board Certified Orthodontist!

Dr. Xing Zhu started 2023 on a very special note after learning in late 2022 that after a lot of dedication and hard work, he had received his board certification in orthodontics! He has earned the title of Diplomate, of the American Board of Orthodontics to become a Board Certified Orthodontist! 

October 16, 2022
Cleaning Your Invisalign Clear Aligners With Cleaning Crystals

Invisalign crystal packets are used to dissolve plaque and kill bacteria that may be growing on your Invisalign trays. The Invisalign crystal packets are formulated to sanitize your trays during everyday use. Bacteria can get trapped in the crevices and cause plague and other issues if not cleaned thoroughly every day. They are completely safe and are specifically made to clean and disinfect your aligners. They are made of safe compounds and are clinically proven to prevent discoloration, staining, and odors from building up.

July 20, 2022
Can Orthodontic Treatment Improve Speech Impediment?

Did you know your teeth can affect your speech? Misaligned teeth can cause speech problems that can linger into adulthood without proper treatment. Your speech depends partly on where your tongue is placed on your teeth. If your teeth are crooked, your tongue won’t hit them properly.

June 16, 2022
Dental Wax for Invisalign? 5 Top Facts You Should Know!

At Sacks Orthodontics, we care about your comfort. We want to help you have the best orthodontic experience. One such tool is dental wax for Invisalign.

May 22, 2022
How Rubber Bands Help Braces Make a Beautiful New Smile

Are elastics safe to use? What’s the point of elastics? Do rubber bands hurt? We're happy to answer these questions about elastics & more at Sacks Orthodontics!

March 17, 2022
Does Bite Classification Matter for My Braces Treatment?

If you’re in northeastern New Jersey, schedule an appointment with Sacks Orthodontics. Get started with a free virtual consult or request an in-office consult.

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