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Dr. Sam Kadan

Orthodontics
Chalfont, PA
27 years experience male

Locations

HIGHPOINT ORTHODONTICS

Chalfont, PA

Address

1500 Horizon Drive, Suite 107, Chalfont, PA
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Harleysville, PA

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Bala Cynwyd, PA

Office

Chalfont, PA

About

Bio

I enjoy spending time with my wife and three beautiful children. I also enjoy spending time with friends, reading, exercise and travel.

Specialties
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Orthodontics

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A member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
If : If there is a repeated pattern of the same bracket coming off, you might want to find out if there is ( other than hard crunchy foods) a nail biting h... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Teeth : Teeth that are part of a bridge can't be moved. You will need to be examined by an orthodontist to determine that. If the bridge is in a position that... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
It takes a week ...: Placing braces is not usually a painful process but it takes about one week to get used to having something new in your mouth. The lining of your chee... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
White spots are....: Stains that form due to inadequate brushing during the orthodontic treatment. They are completely preventable if proper brushing recommendations are f... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Brush nightly: You can also use denture cleaners for plastic retainers once a week you can find these at the local drugstore.
A member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Accelerated : Accelerated orthodontics is a great procedure that shortens treatment time and pushes the envelope of what can be done with traditional orthodontics. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
MORE EXPENSIVE: It is a more expensive option . You have to consider the cost of surgery which is done by a periodontist or an oral surgeon and can run $3000 plus per... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Word of mouth!: Ask your family dentist first, but also check with your friends and neighbors if they like their orthodontist and call and set up a comsult. You can a... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Possibly: If rubber bands are used between the upper and lower jaws, it is possible to "overdo it" and get and underbite. In that case, your orthodontist will p... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
With : With invisalign one cannot eat or drink anything other than water while the aligners are in. When the aligners are out for a meal, one can eat anythin... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
It depends..: A typical course of orthodontic treatment lasts 18-24 months but can typically run longer if the case is more complicated ....
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Not really.....: Overbites don't usually adjust themselves without active orthodontic treatment. You may want to consider seeing an orthodontist for a consult to discu... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
A new TipTap: Brush teeth after meals, floss daily, and see your dentist for a cleaning/ exam every 6 months.
A member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Long term wear....: Retainers are meant to be worn on a long term basis because the teeth will always want to move back to a position that has elements of the ore treatme... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Fiberotomy : Fiberotomy is not recommended for evey tooth. It is usually reserved for very severely rotated teeth. Fiberotomy does not prevent the tooth from movin... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
You : You will find that the aligners will feel very tight and most likely you will need to wear this set for a week longer to make up. You should immediate... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Permanent : Permanent retainers on the tongue side of the lower front teeth are considered the gold standard for preventing relapse or movement in these areas. If... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
See an endodontist: Orthodontists specialize in moving the teeth and limit their practice to orthodontics and thus don't perform endodontic treatment. It is best to see ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Depends....: Depends on the employer. The orthodontic benefit is an extra rider on your dental insurance policy. Your employer determines the level of benefit. If ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
NOT MANY OPTIONS: Individual plans ( not through employers) tend to be too expensive. You need to find out the level of benefit you are getting versus the cost. Sometim... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Depends : Depends when your braces have been removed, if it has not been a year out, then you should not have them out more than 2 hours per 24 hours. If you ha... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
YES!: Orthodontics can be the most important investment you make in your mouth. It will transform your appearance, giving you confidence and will release yo... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
It depends...: In an adult, braces alone don't change the shape of your jaw. They can change the way your lips drape for example if you had protruding teeth "overbit... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
A new TipTap: The most effective way to stop your child from sucking their thumb or is to see an orthodontist.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Advil, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) time: I recommend medications that you normally take for a headache. You can also use warm water and salt. Give it a week or so and you should be used to th... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
YES: Depending on the state you live in, there might be minimal classes you would have to attend. Best if you would look up a schoool for dental assisting ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Braces : Braces do trap more food than normal, so the level of home care will have to be upgraded in order to maintain the same level of hygiene. Meticulous br... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
A : A fenectomy of the upper lip is most likely not related to the lisp your son has. Lisps are more related to how he is "wired" than due to anatomical r... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
NOT REALLY: The braces are designed to be removed easily and most patients don't experience pain during this procedure. Removal of the glue that stays on the teet... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Call an orthodontist: Look up an orthodontist in your area and make an appointment they will take molds of your teeth and make you a retainer sometimes same day!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
EXTENDED TREATMENT: When a brace breaks, the tooth it was attached to is no longer being held by the braces and will start to move, this means the longer you wait the mor... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Possibly: Depending on the position of the missing tooth, sometimes the space can be closed. Please consult with an orthodontist to see if this is feasible or n... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Yes: Orthodontic treatment can transform your smile. Lease set up a consult with an orthodontist so they can truly answer your questions about your smile.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Kadan
Orthodontics 27 years experience
Mostly safe : Like any surgical procedure, jaw surgery carries a certain risk such as infection, bleeding and adverse reaction to anesthetic. The risk overall is n... Read More

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Testimonials
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Dr. Kadan and I both graduated from the Eastman Dental Center Orthodontic program, one of the most respected programs in the USA. I fully endorse him as a respected orthodonist in the community.
Nov 30, 2012
I endorse this dentist. He is a fabulous orthodontist. One of the best!
Nov 30, 2012
Dr. Kadan is an excellent asset to the orthodontic field!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
Graduated 1997MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Graduated 1995MD

Awards

Top Dentists, Philadelphia Magazine
Top Orthodontists, Main Line Today Magazine
Top Orthodontists, Main Line Today Magazine

Affiliations

American Association of Orthodontists
American Dental Association
Pennsylvania Dental Association
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