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Dr. Martin Van Vliet

Meet Meet Dr. Martin Van Vliet

“It has been a pleasure and an honor to positively impact the lives of my orthodontic patients for over 35 years 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. 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 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.

Outside the Office

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, their two children, Maureen and Michael, and their 3 grandchildren.

Maureen, a licensed Child and Adolescent Psychologist, earned her Psy.D. degree in 2003 from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. Dr. Maureen Kelly currently has a private practice in Ramsey, NJ, and resides in Hohokus, NJ with her husband, Robert Kelly, and their young son, Stephen.

Michael completed his MD degree from Albany Medical School in 2006 and his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock medical Center in 2012. He then completed a dual fellowship in Burn and Reconstruction and Critical Care at USC Medical Center in L.A., CA. Michael is currently the Burn Director at the Burn and Reconstructive Center of Florida at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida. He resides with his wife, Kelly, and their 2 young children, Charlie and Ella in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

Though Dr. Van Vliet enjoys traveling, golf, and fishing, his favorite leisure activity

Awards and Memberships

  • 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