Welcome Back to Arvay Orthodontics Blog!

The entire team at Arvay Orthodontics would like to welcome you back to our blog! We are excited to continue sharing with you tips, tricks and useful information regarding your orthodontic care. Dr. Joseph M. Arvay is passionate about healthy smiles and oral hygiene and will utilize this blog to educate patients and families about essential orthodontic practices. We will also post special offers, important calendar items and lots of information on topics you (and your teeth) care about.

Your Orthodontic Care is Our Highest Priority

At Arvay Orthodontics, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care in an effective, comprehensive treatment program. Dr. Arvay has over 20 years of experience as a licensed orthodontist and has personally recruited a team of registered treatment assistants to ensure our practice is a leader amongst Morristown and Flanders, NJ orthodontic offices. We are proud to offer a variety of services, including:

Contact Us Today

If you reside in central New Jersey and are looking for an exceptional orthodontist near you, please give Dr. Arvay and the team at Arvay Orthodontics a call today. We can schedule you a consultation with Dr. Arvay and you can learn about all the options available to you during your orthodontic treatment. We are excited to help you achieve a beautiful, healthy smile. Give us a call today to get started at (973) 538-5067.

What Problems Can Invisalign Correct near Ledgewood, NJ?

by Joseph M. Arvay, DMD Thursday, February 16, 2017 2:24 PM
What Problems Can Invisalign Correct near Ledgewood, NJ?

 

Dr. Joseph M. Arvay and the professionals at Arvay Orthodontics know that Invisalign clear aligners near Ledgewood, NJ are an effective and convenient alternative to traditional metal braces. They have the knowledge and experience to answer their patient’s questions about Invisalign, including if treatment with Invisalign is an option for them.

 

Invisalign clear aligners are indicated in the treatment of: Gapped Teeth: Gapped teeth can occur because of abnormal growth in the jawbone or when existing teeth spread and move to fill the space where a tooth or teeth are missing. Invisalign clear aligners are an effective treatment for positioning gapped teeth into a more functional and attractive position within the mouth....
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Tips to Have a Clean and Healthy Treatment with Braces near Chester, NJ

by Joseph M. Arvay, DMD Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:08 PM
Tips to Have a Clean and Healthy Treatment with Braces near Chester, NJ

 

One of the main concerns of many patients of Chester, NJ orthodontist, Dr. Joseph M. Arvay, is how to avoid having bad breath while wearing braces. The staff at Arvay Orthodontics stresses the importance of how good oral hygiene practices are an important part of your orthodontic treatment. However, braces can make brushing more difficult because food particles can stick to the brackets, wires make it hard to floss in between the teeth, and plaque can build up on the surface of the teeth. Keeping your teeth healthy and clean during your course of orthodontic treatment will help them settle into their new positions faster and easier, and the Arvay Orthodontics team near Chester, NJ...
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Do I Need Adult Orthodontic Treatment near Randolph, NJ?

by Joseph M. Arvay, DMD Wednesday, February 1, 2017 1:50 PM
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Everyone wants to have a picture-perfect smile. The problem is knowing if and when you need to go to an orthodontist to help you achieve your goal. Orthodontic treatment may be considered an adolescent endeavor best undertaken early in life, but that is more of a perception than it is a reality. More than 20 percent of people in America being treated for orthodontic issues are actually adults. Dr. Joseph M. Arvay and the team at Arvay Orthodontics treat their adult patients near Randolph, NJ successfully with a variety of adult orthodontic treatment approaches.

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How to Decide if Invisalign is Right for You near Randolph, NJ

by Joseph M. Arvay, DMD Thursday, January 26, 2017 8:59 AM
How to Decide if Invisalign is Right for You near Randolph, NJ

Orthodontic patients are looking to the team at Arvay Orthodontics near Randolph, NJ to treat their orthodontic issues with Invisalign clear aligners. Dr. Joseph M. Arvay knows that the appropriateness of treatment with Invisalign must be based on the individual patient’s needs and treatment outcome goals. If Invisalign is an option for you, here is what you’ll need to know before choosing an Invisalign treatment near Randolph, NJ.

Traditional braces cannot be removed. Traditional braces are an interconnected system of brackets and wires that are affixed to your teeth. These are worn by the patient for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Because they can’t...
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Six Tips to Pick a Braces Provider Near Morris Plains, NJ

by Joseph M. Arvay, DMD Thursday, January 19, 2017 8:10 AM


Finding the perfect braces provider near Morris Plains, NJ can be a time-consuming and often difficult process. Dr. Joseph M. Arvay of Arvay Orthodontics near Morris Plains, NJ has come up with a few tips to help ensure that you choose the right orthodontist for you and that you end up with the beautiful smile you’ve been dreaming of. 

 

Orthodontists are specialists who treat oral health care issues related to misaligned jaws and teeth. Most people think of orthodontists when they need a braces provider, so it is best to research the orthodontists in and around your area, and then choose an orthodontist wisely.

Ask Your Dentist Your dentist is usually the first to spot any orthodontic issues, and they should be able to recommend a professional,...
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Five Questions to Ask at an Orthodontic Consultation near Morris Plains, NJ

by Joseph M. Arvay, DMD Wednesday, January 18, 2017 2:08 PM
  What questions should I ask? For folks who want to improve the appearance of their smile, the effectiveness of their bite, and/or their overall oral and dental health, feeling in charge of their orthodontic treatment decisions and feeling prepared for their initial consultation is important. During your initial consultation with Arvay Orthodontics near Morris Plains, NJ, Dr. Joseph M. Arvay will answer your questions about orthodontics and your oral health. If orthodontic treatment is indicated, Dr. Arvay and the team at Arvay Orthodontics will then outline a treatment plan that will best treat your orthodontic issues and provide for the utmost treatment outcome. 

 

Some commonly asked questions during an initial consultation with an orthodontist may include:

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The Perfect Age to Get Braces near Parsippany, NJ

by Joseph M. Arvay, DMD Wednesday, January 4, 2017 10:13 AM
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Folks with orthodontic problems near Parsippany, NJ can benefit from treatment by a professional orthodontist at any age. Your teeth are unique, just like you. Arvay Orthodontics near Parsippany, NJ can evaluate your oral health care needs and provide you with the best orthodontic care available. Whether you are 7 years old or 50 years old, braces can help straighten and beautify your smile. After an initial consultation and assessment of your teeth and gums, Dr. Joseph M. Arvay will be able to discuss with you if braces are right for you.

 

When Is The Right Time For Braces?

While patients at any age can benefit from orthodontic treatment near Parsipp, there are a few specific ages where treatment is optimal, like after the last baby tooth has fallen out and all of the adult teeth have grown in. 

 

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How Long Do I Have To Wear Invisalign near Florham Park, NJ?

by Joseph M. Arvay, DMD Wednesday, December 28, 2016 10:29 AM
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Dr. Joseph M. Arvay and the professional team at Arvay Orthodontics are the experts near Florham Park, NJ for orthodontic treatment using Invisalign clear aligners. Treatment with Invisalign, the clear alternative to braces, may reduce the time it takes to reach your treatment goals and the number of visits you make to the orthodontist. 

 

Is Invisalign Right for You?

During your initial consultation, Dr. Joseph M. Arvay will discuss with you your orthodontic needs and treatment goals. At this visit, the staff will determine the severity of your malocclusion (the misalignment between the upper and lower jaws). This consultation may take from one-and-a-half to two hours and is important to assess the condition of your teeth...
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Five Easy Ways to Shorten Your Next Orthodontist Visit near Hackettstown, NJ

by Joseph M. Arvay, DMD Wednesday, December 21, 2016 12:10 PM
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Have you recently been fitted for braces or for Invisalign clear aligners? The team here at Arvay Orthodontics near Hackettstown, NJ wants to make sure that you know how to effectively keep your braces or Invisalign clean and your mouth healthy to ensure a successful orthodontic treatment outcome. 

 

While you are wearing your braces near Hackettstown, NJ or Invisalign near Hackettstown, NJ, food can collect in places that may be hard to reach or may not even know it’s there. You have to be diligent in your daily oral care to avoid bad breath, swollen gums, discolored teeth, and...
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Tips for Choosing an Invisalign Provider near Madison, NJ

by Joseph M. Arvay, DMD Wednesday, December 14, 2016 2:57 PM
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Most of us are not born with that red-carpet-ready celebrity smile. In fact, most well-known celebrities are not born with their red-carpet smiles either. However, that fantastic smile is now within reach near Madison, NJ with the help Dr. Joseph M. Arvay and the team at Arvay Orthodontics near Madison, NJ.

 

Invisalign clear aligners

Adults are often reluctant to wear braces as a method of orthodontic treatment. Dr. Joseph M. Arvay can prescribe treatment with Invisalign clear aligners near Madison, NJ. Invisalign is virtually invisible, are removable by the wearer, and causes less irritation for the wearer than traditional methods for straightening teeth.

 

What can Invisalign do for me?

Invisalign is the clear alternative to braces that can help you get the smile you’ve always wanted. The Invisalign treatment option is available for anyone who is a candidate for traditional braces and can be used to treat all types of orthodontic issues. However, before you decide on a treatment plan with Invisalign, it is important to contact an orthodontist near Madison, NJ and ask their team these important questions:

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