Britteny Zito, DMD
Orthodontist in Flanders NJ
Dr. Britteny is a Board-Certified Orthodontist at Flanders Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics in Flanders, New Jersey. She was raised in Wall Township, NJ where she attended Saint Rose High School. She matriculated to Monmouth University, where she graduated first in her major of Biology and continued her education in NJ at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, where she received both her Doctorate in Dental Medicine and her Certificate in Orthodontics.
During her time at Rutgers Dental School, Dr. Britteny reigned as the Rutgers Tooth Fairy at the annual Give Kids a Smile Event where she helped children have fun at their first dental and orthodontic appointments! And this is something she carried with her after graduating from Rutgers! Having a positive first impression is essential for children when they come to the orthodontist, especially since the American Association of Orthodontics recommends a consultation at just age 7! Ensuring that her patients, adult or child, feel comfortable and feel heard in the dental chair is always her TOP priority!
After graduating from Rutgers with her degree in Orthodontics, Dr. Britteny began creating short informational videos on social media about braces, Invisalign and other orthodontic facts! What started out as a fun and artistic project turned into something much larger! Now with over 800,000 followers across her channels (Youtube, Tiktok and Instagram: @BracesByBritt), Dr. Britteny is able to connect with those who have questions about their teeth on a global level! Dr. Britteny was even awarded the Silver Creator Award, given to those who have surpassed 100,000 subscribers on their Youtube Channel!
Dr. Britteny has extensive experience with both braces and Invisalign treatment; in addition to treating more complex malocclusions such as those requiring jaw surgery. Dr. Britteny has vast knowledge of micro-esthetics and loves to personalize each and every consultation by explaining what types of treatment her patients will benefit from and exactly how their perfect smile will be achieved. She emphasizes the importance of the patient’s wants and needs, which in her eyes, always comes first! She wants you to leave each appointment confident and happy!
Additionally, Dr. Britteny is a diplomate of the American Academy of Orthodontics, board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics! She was awarded “Top Female Orthodontist in New Jersey for 2023” by the Women in Medicine group. She was also awarded one of “America’s Best Dentists for 2023” by the National Consumer Advisory Board.
Dr. Britteny currently resides in Verona, NJ with her boyfriend Steven. In their spare time, they love to workout at the gym, try new types of foods and spend time with family and friends! When Dr. Britteny isn’t in the office, she loves cookie/cake decorating and arts and crafts!