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Cranford • 908-272-0699
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Surgeries in or around
the head area, including
tooth extractions and
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Hackettstown • 908-852-3100
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JONATHAN E. BURKE
Sewell • 856-582-4222
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DR. ERIC SACKS
OFFICES: Livingston and Old Bridge
IN PRACTICE: 7 Years
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE
ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE THE OFFICE?
I like spending time with my family. I am married. I have
two 5-year-old twins, a boy and a girl. I like spending
time playing with my dog. I exercise and run.
WHAT IS THE FOCUS OF YOUR PRACTICE?
Aligning the teeth and correcting problems with the bite.
WHAT TECHNOLOG Y HAS CHANGED PATIENT CARE IN RECEN T YEARS?
Invisalign has changed patient care because it allows patients to straighten their teeth with a series of
clear, removable aligners rather than something that is metal and glued into the mouth. It is more hygienic because patients can simply remove the aligners, brush and floss as normal. It is easier to clean
rather than having to use special tools to get
underneath wires and braces. With braces
and fixed appliances, often you have to avoid
gum, candy and sticky foods. With Invisalign,
there are fewer dietary restrictions.
There is a potential disadvantage of the
aligners if a patient is noncompliant and does
not wear them. In order for Invisalign or Invisalign Teen to work like braces work, they
basically need to be on the teeth for a similar amount of time. They are just taken out to eat and to brush.
Invisalign is not appropriate for everyone in every situation, but it does allow orthodontists to treat
a wide variety of cases or problems. In the last three to four years, there have been some enhancements
and developments that have really made the product better. This year, they launched a new material
called Smart Track. Because of its elasticity, it allows for a broader range of tooth movements. It is more
comfortable in the mouth, and it moves the teeth at a better pace.