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Bergen Orthodontics

Russell M. Sandman, DMD, MS

Specialty: Orthodontics

Dr. Russell Sandman and his team ensure that each patient’s orthodontic experience is fun and successful. Kids and adults alike enjoy their visits, are always seen by the doctor and often linger to chat with the team.

Inspired by his own orthodontic transformation as a child, Dr. Sandman says the best part of his job is watching his patients look in the mirror and crack con dent, beautiful smiles. “Orthodontic treatment can be a real life changer. It was for me—that’s why I do what I do,” he says.

Dr. Sandman is a board certified orthodontist. He is a Dean’s scholar and graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He earned his master’s degree in orthodontics at Columbia University.

He avidly stays on top of advances in his eld to o er the latest treatments. Dr. Sandman is president of the New Jersey Association of Orthodontists, and on the board of the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists. 

 "He's a great orthodontist and makes kids feel comfortable in a very fun and caring environment. My daughter loves going to her appointments!" -Patty, Closter

‚Äč“A true perfectionist. Always professional yet personal. He relates extremely well to both the children and parents! It's a pleasure to vote for Dr. Sandman!!” -Wayne, Harrington Park

 “Dr. Sandman is my son's orthodontist, and has also treated my niece & nephews. He is soft-spoken, low-key, patient and reassuring. He is wonderful with both younger kids & teenagers/ young adults. He explains all procedures as well as the medical necessities for such procedures. Braces are a pain, but Dr. Sandman makes it all bearable!” -Maria, Cresskill

 “Dr. Sandman has been amazing with both of our sons, putting them at ease and truly caring about them. One Friday night during dinner, my son's orthodontic appliance busted and Dr. Sandman met us in his office - he was coming from Manhattan. It wasn't even a second thought. His staff is as caring as he is - every patient truly feels as if they are the most important patient.” -Jill, Norwood

 “Dr. Sandman has been the orthodontist for all 3 of my kids plus my niece. Dr. Sandman is excellent with children and parents. His professionalism & patience is first rate. It is my pleasure to endorse him and his staff.” -John, Hillsdale

 “Dr. Sandman is a terrific orthodontist. He is a perfectionist in his field and always makes sure that his patients needs are met. We have always enjoyed our visits and his staff makes obtaining appointments easy. Dr. Sandman is fun and my kids have always enjoyed relating to him. My college age son still speaks with him!!” -Elisa, Tenafly

 “Dr. Sandman is an exceptionally caring, kind, and knowledgeable orthodontist-just what my twins needed when getting their braces. He made what could have been a very unpleasant experience about as pleasant as could be with his calm and assuring manner. He also seems to have found the most friendly staff around; the office environment is welcoming and warm and his awesome rewards program is motivating for the kids. After getting her braces on the first day, my daughter actually said she's looking forward to going back for her checkup!” -Allysandra, Harrington Park

 “Dr. Sandman is exceptional in all ways that matter when you're an orthodontist. He's very professional, thorough & friendly when speaking with parents & his staff. Too many doctors rush you. Also, he is very kind & friendly to children of all ages, making each feel comfortable & important. In addition, he took the extra time required to fix my daughter's broken appliance when we weren't aware it needed repair & were only scheduled for a quick check-up. Lots of doctors would have told patients they needed to schedule another appointment for a repair. Equally important, he has hired an outstanding staff who are all warm, professional & caring. We are very pleased with our decision to have our two daughters be under the care of Dr. Sandman & Bergen Orthodontics!” -Joan, Emerson

“Dr. Sandman is extremely friendly and gentle...he gains the children's trust by not tricking them or deceiving them.” -Toleen, Northvale

Bergen Orthodontics

Russell M. Sandman, DMD, MS

500 Piermont Rd., Ste. 301, Closter

This is an advertising profile from the December 2016 issue of New Jersey Family

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