Dr. Dr. Jessica Chung-Levy
Orthodontist1315 ANDERSON AVENUE B FORT LEE NJ, 70204
Dr. Jessica Chung-Levy practices Orthodontics in Fort Lee, NJ. She is an Invisalign provider with the elite status of Platinum+ with over 1000 Invisalign adult, teen and child patients. She also provides comprehensive orthodontic treatment involving metal wires that are inserted into orthodontic brackets, which can be made from stainless steel or a more aesthetic ceramic material. The wires interact with the brackets to move teeth into desired positions. As an orthodontist, Dr. Chung-Levy must recognize various characteristics of a malocclusion or dentofacial deformity, define the nature of the problem, including the etiology if possible, and design a treatment strategy based on the specific needs and desires of the patient. This includes intervention of thumb-sucking or correction of dental crowding in a growing child.
Education and Training
Columbia School of Dental Medi Cert of Orthodontics 1993
Dr. Dr. Jessica Chung-Levy's Expert Contributions
Absolutely. In fact, the more time the aligners are on, the more time the teeth are effectively being straightened and thus the sooner you will complete your treatment. READ MORE
If it is a single tooth and a few teeth in one region, that would indicate that there is more pressure placed on these teeth as compared to the rest. The mouthguard should be adjusted to distribute or even out pressure throughout all the teeth. Additionally, the teeth should be evaluated to determine if there may be another underlying reason for hurting that may not be related to the mouthguard. READ MORE
Yes, you absolutely can get orthodontic treatment when you have a missing tooth. In fact, many times, the orthodontic treatment will help place all the teeth into a healthier or more stable position. READ MORE
Hello. This is a great question. The decision to extract teeth or not depends on many variables. To give you just a few criteria, it may depend on the degree of crowding, the position of the teeth within the dental arch and also your lip posture and facial profile. Hope this helps. READ MORE
Hello. Depending on the size of the gap and your overall bite, it may be possible to close your gap with clear aligners, such as Invisalign. READ MORE
Dr. Dr. Jessica Chung-Levy's Practice location
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Get to know Orthodontist Dr. Jessica Chung-Levy, who serves patients in Fort Lee, New Jersey.
Dr. Chung-Levy is a remarkable orthodontist who provides comprehensive dental care to patients at her private practice in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Her practice philosophy is excellence in orthodontics with a personal touch.
“Orthodontics is truly a practice of art and science. With an artist’s eye for aesthetics and an engineer’s mind set, I enjoy creating healthy, radiant, beautiful smiles for my patients.” as stated by Dr. Chung-Levy. Her approach in treatment incorporates the jaw structure, facial alignment, and harmony. She takes into account the whole body and wellness as it is related to the bite and the teeth.
With over 25 years of experience in the field of dentistry, she has the artistry and the ability to craft each smile to bring out the very best in each patient’s face. Some of the conditions that she treats include: crossbite, misaligned teeth, overbite, sleep apnea, temporomandibular joint pain, thumb sucking, tooth abrasion, and underbite, among others. Her work using the Damon Smile System is even featured by other doctors in the area providing the Damon Smile System. Plus, she is a Certified Invisalign Provider.
On the subject of her educational background, Dr. Chung-Levy received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, where she graduated top of her class and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Following completion of a general practice residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan, she went on to complete her specialty training in orthodontics at Columbia University.
For the purpose of staying up to date in her field, she remains a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association, the Bergen County Dental Society, the World Federation of Orthodontists, and the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists.
Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and correction of malpositioned teeth and jaws. As an orthodontist, Dr. Chung-Levy is responsible for identifying problems with the positioning of a patient’s teeth and with their oral development. She utilizes the most advanced procedures and equipment available to ensure that every patient achieves a healthy and beautiful smile.
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