At our orthodontic practice, we work hard to treat our patients the same way we would like to be treated: with respect, professionalism, and sensitivity toward our needs. We understand the expectations of the patients and families we serve, and we do everything we can to make sure that each person has an exceptional experience at our practice.
As a team, we promise to:
Do a good job! From the moment you enter our practice, we want you to feel comfortable, welcome, and appreciated. We are here for you, and it's our goal to build your trust in us so that we can help you smile.
Be efficient with your time and money. We know that you have a busy schedule, and we don't think that your appointments should interfere with your life. All of our appointments are appropriately scheduled so that you will spend less time in the waiting room and dental chair, and more time out enjoying the things that make you smile.
Provide an office environment that is friendly, inviting, and professional. Your comfort is important to us, and because we work with patients of all ages, we recognize that each person who visits our practice has unique needs and expectations.
We look forward to working with you, and to being a part of your wonderful, life-changing experience.
Please feel free to contact our practice and schedule a complimentary orthodontic consultation. Your lifetime of happy smiles starts here!
Martin Van Vliet, DMD
“I have dedicated the last 35 years to providing the best personal and professional orthodontic treatment in the Hudson Valley and Metropolitan New York areas. My goal for each patient is to create a beautiful smile and a healthier person in a warm and caring environment.” – Dr. Van Vliet
Dr. Martin Van Vliet, a board-certified orthodontist, was born and raised in upstate New York. He attended the State University of New York at Albany, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree. He continued his education at Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry, and received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 1975. After completing a two-year residency of specialty training in the field of orthodontics, Dr. Van Vliet earned his Orthodontic Certificate from the State University of New York at Buffalo. In 1988, he was elected as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Van Vliet's commitment to orthodontic excellence is evidenced by his involvement with various professional organizations. The American Academy of Periodontology and the American Board of Orthodontics have recognized Dr. Van Vliet with various awards for his achievements in these fields.
He is an active member of the following organizations:
American Association of Orthodontists
Northeastern Society of Orthodontists
New York State Society of Orthodontists
American Board of Orthodontics
American Dental Association
New York State Dental Society
Ninth District Dental Society of New York
Omicron Kappa Upsilon
Recognized as a leading provider of SureSmile® and Invisalign® appliances, Dr. Van Vliet has lectured nationally on these topics. He has integrated these state-of-the-art treatment modalities along with the most advanced 3D I-Cat imaging into his private practice to maximize treatment results and patient satisfaction.
Dr. Van Vliet's loyalty to professional quality may be traced to his personal values. When not working, Dr. Van Vliet enjoys spending time with his wife of over 40 years, Marita, and their two adult children, Maureen and Michael. A former high school mathematics teacher, Marita holds a Master of Science degree in Mathematics Education. She began her volunteer fundraising efforts as Chairman of the Board of Managers of the American Cancer Society’s Bergen County Division and presently sits on the Valley Hospital Auxiliary’s Branch Unit.
Though Dr. Van Vliet enjoys traveling, golf, and fishing, his favorite leisure activity is just spending quality time with his family.
The Van Vliet Orthodontics team is committed to providing our patients with the ultimate in personal and professional care. The team brings to our state-of-the-art facility more than 100 combined years of orthodontic experience. Their teamwork, in conjunction with the most technologically advanced orthodontic treatment available today, ensures our patients receive the highest quality orthodontic results and excellence. Welcome to Van Vliet Orthodontics!