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Dr. Ankush Khanna

Networking With a Smile: 7 Ways Orthodontic Treatment Can Enhance Your Social Life

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Whether you're a child, teen, or adult, having a healthy, confident smile can make a world of difference in your daily social interactions. At Fresh Orthodontics, Dr. Khanna knows firsthand the benefits of orthodontics — as a teenager, he was a shy kid with “Bugs Bunny teeth” but found a new confidence after he got his braces off! Read on for seven ways a stunning new smile from orthodontic treatment can enhance your social life. 1. Boosts Confidence Like Dr. Khanna experienced, one of the primary benefits of orthodontic treatment is the boost in confidence that comes with having straight...
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2024 Marks Fresh Orthodontics Fifth Win As “Best Orthodontist in Brooklyn”

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Dr. Ankush Khanna, and the Fresh Orthodontics team are so proud and grateful to have won “Best Orthodontist in Brooklyn” for the fifth consecutive year. We thank our clients and the public for this amazing vote of confidence once again. As a locally owned, private orthodontic practice, this community recognition means the world to us. We’re part of the Park Slope neighborhood and we’re known for our personalized approach, next-level service, and commitment to bringing out our patients’ best smiles. Plus, our office is a bright, welcoming, and fun place! We’re excited to continue providing beautiful, healthy smiles under the...
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Spark Clear Aligners and 7 Brooklyn Lifestyles

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One of the biggest questions we get from patients is how their braces or clear aligner treatment will change their day-to-day. This is an especially common question from our adult patients.​​ That’s why Dr. Khanna and the Fresh Orthodontics team have put together this list of seven Brooklyn lifestyles, highlighting how an orthodontic treatment like Spark™ Clear Aligners will integrate into these different routines. Spoiler alert: you’ll find them quite easy and convenient! 1. The Busy Park Slope Mom or Dad Our immediate community of Park Slope is known for its family-friendly and community-oriented vibe. Here, moms and dads with...
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The Art of Comfort: How Our Modern Approach Helps You Breeze Through Orthodontic Treatment

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A favorite sweater. A worn-in pair of sneakers. A reassuring hug. Ahhh… the things that give us comfort. Feeling comfortable just makes things better, right? That extends to transforming your smile. So what does Dr. Khanna and the Fresh Orthodontics team do to help achieve comfortable orthodontic treatment for our patients? From digital diagnostics to barely-there Ormco Spark™ Clear Aligners to a welcoming office space, we’ve got comfort covered. Let’s talk about it here! Orthodontic Technology Where Precision Meets Comfort As your Park Slope orthodontist, we harness the power of digital diagnostics and treatment planning to kick off your braces...
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Porcelain Veneers vs. Braces and Clear Aligners: Comparing Your Smile-Perfecting Options

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Dreaming about perfectly aligned, pearly white teeth? Modern dentistry can definitely transform a less-than-appealing smile into one that makes a great impression. Two popular options? Porcelain veneers and orthodontic treatments like braces or clear aligners. But how do these stack up against each other? How would you compare braces vs. veneers? You ask. We get these questions a lot from our patients at Fresh Orthodontics. To help you decide which is the best way for you to straighten your teeth, your Park Slope orthodontist in Brooklyn, Dr. Ankush Khanna, has the answers! First, What are Veneers? There are essentially two...
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7 Reasons to Focus on Your Oral Health in 2024

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It’s a new year! And with that comes the perfect time for a renewed focus on your oral health. But why is great oral health so important? What benefits come from having A+ oral health, you ask? Well, here, Dr. Khanna and the team at Brooklyn’s Fresh Orthodontics offer seven compelling reasons to pay more attention to your oral health this year. 1. Oral Health Can Reflect Your Overall Health Consider your mouth like a crystal ball that reveals your body’s health — there’s a definite oral health-overall health connection. For example, your oral health can show signs of nutritional...
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10 Brooklyn Small Businesses Perfect for Holiday Shopping

10 Brooklyn Small Businesses Perfect for Holiday Shopping

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We all know — and we don’t mind saying it — that Brooklyn is known for celebrating what’s local. So now that it’s the holiday shopping season, Fresh Orthodontics wants to highlight a few brick-and-mortar Brooklyn shopping destinations and makers to consider for holiday gift ideas. Let’s shop small in Brooklyn! 1. Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. Do good and surprise the superhero(es) in your life this season. Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. in Park Slope is a Brooklyn storefront with superhero gifts up front and space for youth literacy workshops in the back. Cuz, you know, literacy is a superpower! An...
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Sustainable Oral Hygiene Routine

6 Ways to Create a More Sustainable Oral Hygiene Routine

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Looking to brush up on sustainability while brushing your pearly whites? You're in the right place for some tips and tricks on sustainable oral care! Dr. Ankush Khanna and the team at Fresh Orthodontics are all about incorporating eco-conscious choices into our Brooklyn, NY orthodontic practice and encouraging it for your oral health routine. After all, oral hygiene is something you do on the daily so there’s a great cumulative impact if you greenify. Here, your Park Slope orthodontist offers six ways to practice sustainable oral care and make a difference! 1. Swap Out Plastic Toothbrushes for Eco-Friendly Alternatives First...
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When Can I Stop Wearing My Retainer?

When Can I Stop Wearing My Retainer?

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So you just got your braces or clear aligners off and are now wearing a retainer. Gotta lock in and maintain that new, stellar smile, right? Yes, a retainer after braces or clear aligners like Invisalign® or Spark™ Clear Aligners is a must. But how long do you have to wear a retainer, you ask? How do retainers work anyway? And when can I stop wearing my retainer? To fully answer the question, “When can I stop wearing my retainer?” We have to talk about some retainer-wearing basics. So here, let’s first answer some of the most common questions we…

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Spark™ Clear Aligners

Here’s How We Design Custom Smiles With Spark™ Clear Aligners

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As a Brooklyn orthodontist, I use digital scanning and state-of-the-art software to create a custom treatment plan for every patient. My goal is to not only straighten the teeth, but to also achieve a strong, functional bite, facial balance, and better oral health.  Spark Clear Aligners help my team and I take it a step further. We can have the precise number of aligners you need printed, and they’re fabricated for your smile and your smile only.  What are Spark Aligners? Spark Clear Aligners are removable, custom aligners made with an innovative aligner material called TruGEN™. The material delivers gentle,…

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