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How to Floss With Braces

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I know not many people love to floss their teeth. Hey, even after going to dental school and working as a Brooklyn orthodontist, I wouldn’t say I find it the most thrilling part of my day. Yet, flossing is so important to your oral health because it removes plaque between the teeth and at the gumline that your toothbrush can’t reach. If you don’t floss, you increase the likelihood of developing tooth decay and gum disease. Since teeth move most effectively in a healthy oral environment, flossing with braces is even more crucial. Plus, getting cavities or gum disease could…

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Our 5th Annual Guide to Affordable & FREE Summer Activities for Kids in Brooklyn: Social Distance Edition

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As most of you know, Dr. Khanna isn’t just a Park Slope orthodontist, he’s also a dad! So, he completely understands just how tough it’s been over the past two months to keep kids entertained during the coronavirus lockdown. While summer in Brooklyn, and New York City as a whole, will look much different this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t still have fun with the fam. To help, we’re sharing our 5th (!) annual guide to free and affordable activities for kids in Brooklyn this summer, all with social distancing in mind.  Take Advantage of the Open Streets Program…

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We’re reopening

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Dear Fresh Ortho Fam, We’re excited to finally get to see you in person! On May 31st, Governor Cuomo gave all dentists the green light to resume full services. We have been working hard this week to train our team on our updated safety protocols and to get organized to give our patients a safe new experience and the same amazing smiles as always! We will be reopening on June 8th for full-service treatment. We wanted to share the following updates with you for what to expect in the near future. Should I call to reschedule my cancelled appointment? No! We have a detailed…

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Where to Find Your Orthodontic Supplies on Amazon

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At Fresh Orthodontics, we typically give our Park Slope Invisalign, Clarity and braces patients their supplies like elastics. However, with our office temporarily closed, if you run out, you may be wondering where you can stock up. To help, my team and I have done a bit of research and found some reasonably affordable options on Amazon. We don’t endorse these products since we haven’t personally evaluated them all but they should be effective for you to use until we reopen. Of course, patients are welcome to get variations but these are all good examples of similar items we keep…

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