First Visit

Call the Hackettstown office at (908) 852-6620 for a convenient time to meet with you and discuss your orthodontic needs. The cost for this consultation is free - there may be a charge for an panorex x-ray if you do not have a recent one taken.

Sequence of Events

  1. Upon calling for an appointment, you will be asked for basic information that will be entered into our computer.
  2. You will be sent a letter confirming your appointment and be asked to fill out a Health Information Form & Patient Interest Form.
  3. If you have insurance coverage, call the 800 number on your card to find out the details of your benefits. Fill out all the information on the insurance form mailed to you. Our office will be glad to process all claims for you once your coverage is approved.
  4. Upon arriving at the office, please notify the receptionist of your presence and give her your completed forms.
  5. Dr. Murphy will meet with you and assess the need for orthodontic treatment.
  6. Dr. Murphy will determine the best time to start therapy. If your child is too young for treatment, he or she will be placed on our RECALL program.
  7. If ready for Treatment - records can be taken or an appointment can be made for RECORDS & CONSULT.

All of your questions will be answered. You are informed of all costs at your initial visit before committing to anything.

Does insurance cover Braces ?    Does Dental insurance cover Braces ? 

How are braces billed to Insurance ? 
Our office takes care of all billing to the Insurance companies. 

Unlike most offices who do not take care of all form submissions and payments.!   
How do i know my Insurance coverage?   Just E-mail Doreen ! 
What Information is needed to assess coverage?

  1. Dental Insurance name
  2. Dental Insurance Phone Number
  3. Policy Holders Name
  4. Policy Holders Social Security Number
  5. Policy Holders Birthdate
  6. Policy Holders ID Number
  7. Policy Holders Group Number
  8. Policy Holders Employer Company Name
  9. Patient Name
  10. Patient’s Birth date
  11. Patients Zip Code


Will Orthodontic Specialists find the amount of my Coverage ?

Yes !  Just e-mail my Receptionist Carrie Ann at [email protected]

Copy and Paste the above required information list to Carrie Ann

And we will get the coverage for you or your child.


Orthodontic Specialists

  • Hackettstown Office - 111 Mountain Ct #2317 Building A, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 Phone: 908-852-6620 Fax: 908-852-2569

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