About Dr. Michele Paterno, DMD, MSD


Dr. Michele C. Paterno, DMD, MSD has been practicing orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics since 1992. She is a Board Certified Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry and Master of Science in Dentistry. Dr. Paterno advocates for continued education and offers CE credit courses throughout the year for dentists, hygienist and assistants.

Dr. Paterno also works with the Cleft Palate Center at Cooper Hospital as a member of the cleft palate team through the Southern New Jersey Regional Cleft/Craniofacial Program. Her team takes part in helping the children get ready for surgical procedures, the overall care of the patients and their continued oral health care.


Thomas Jefferson University
Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, Cum Laude

Temple University School of Dentistry
Masters Specialty Orthodontics
Graduated with Top Honors & Academic Awards


  • American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Cleft Palate Association
  • Diplomate American Board of Orthodontics
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
  • Omicron Kappa Upislon
  • Pierre Fauchard


  • Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Invisalign Premier Provider
  • Invisalign Adult & Teen Doctor
  • iTero Digital Scanning

In The Press

  • South Jersey Magazine “Top Dentist” 2009
  • South Jersey Magazine “Top Dentist” 2010
  • South Jersey Magazine “Top Dentist” 2014
  • South Jersey Magazine “Top Dentist” 2015
  • South Jersey Magazine “Top Dentist” 2016
  • "The Best of Burlington County 2012" Burlington County Times
  • Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal