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The Best Affordable & Free Winter Activities for Kids and Teens in Brooklyn

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It’s freezing outside and I know how hard it can be to find things to do in Brooklyn with kids when most days, the playgrounds and parks are out of the question. In addition to being a Park Slope orthodontist, I’m a dad myself so I definitely understand the struggle. After the popularity of some of our previous guides to NYC kids’ activities, the team here at Fresh Orthodontics has decided to compile a guide to winter activities for kids and teens in Brooklyn. The best part? Everything is affordable or free! Visit During Pay-as-You-Wish Hours at the Brooklyn Children’s…

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How to Achieve Your Career Goals – Start With Your Smile!

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As an entrepreneur who started a Brooklyn orthodontic practice, I really believe that success, whether at work or in school, comes from taking action, always learning and dreaming big. But, sometimes, it’s really hard to get there without the right confidence boost or the ability to make the first impression you want. That’s where having a healthy, beautiful smile comes in. I know this first hand because I was self-conscious about how my teeth looked growing up and orthodontic treatment changed my life and outlook. Your smile plays an important role in your self-esteem. When you’re happy with it, you…

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7 Simple Lifestyle Tips to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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Want to go green but not sure where to start? Fresh Orthodontics has you covered. As an eco-friendly Brooklyn orthodontic practice, we use digital charting instead of paper, non-toxic sterilization systems and digital x-rays that don’t require film or chemicals to develop. These little changes add up and it’s no different on an individual level. By embracing some simple lifestyle tweaks, you too can reduce your carbon footprint. Go meatless a few days a week – How can you reduce your carbon footprint at home? Eat less meat! You don’t have to become a vegetarian or give up meat completely…

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7 Habits that will Improve Your Work-Life Balance

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When I’m not perfecting smiles as a Park Slope orthodontist, I’m involved in study clubs and professional organizations, and I keep up with continuing education. A lot of my time revolves around orthodontics, and it’s because I’m passionate about what I do. So, I completely understand how much dedication and sacrifice it takes to reach your career goals. However, it can’t always be all about work. I’m a dad and a husband too. One of the biggest things I’ve learned throughout the process of fulfilling my dreams is the importance of achieving work-life balance. It’s never going to be 50-50,…

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