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How To Prevent TMD and TMJ Problems

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If you touch your face right in front of your ear while opening and closing your jaw, you’ll feel your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) at work. It might seem pretty straightforward but it’s a surprisingly complex joint. When the going is good, you can let out a yawn or take a huge bite of that burger without thinking twice. When something’s off, as is it is when you’re suffering from a temporomandibular disorder (TMD), it’s a whole another story and that joint and its cronies can cause serious pain. As a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics, Dr. Khanna doesn’t just make smiles…

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20 Activities to do With Your Kids in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

20 Activities to do With Your Kids in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

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You know Fresh Orthodontics is all about keeping our amazing Park Slope braces and Invisalign patients entertained, whether it’s through in-office shenanigans or by offering up suggestions for what to do with kids in Brooklyn. Well, we’re back at it again. Dr. Khanna decided it was time to roll out another installment of our popular posts on local family fun. However, instead of highlighting things to do in NYC with kids, we’re going hyper-local by focusing on what to do in Prospect Park. After all, our practice is only a five-block walk away. Plus, we’re pretty lucky to have such…

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What is Propel and How Does it Work?

What is Propel and How Does it Work?

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One of the most frequent questions patients ask is, “Is there a way to make braces work faster?” At Fresh Orthodontics, the answer is, absolutely! As a Brooklyn Propel® provider, we’ve got the goods to get you in and out of braces or Invisalign in nearly half the time. Dr. Khanna and the Fresh team love innovative gadgets and if it’s something safe and proven that can help our patients achieve results more quickly, comfortably and effectively, you better believe we’ll add it to our menu. That’s why we’ve invested in Propel Excellerator Series technology.

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How a Teen’s Smile Affects Their Self-Confidence

How a Teen’s Smile Affects Their Self-Confidence

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The teenage years can be awesome. There are new friends, new experiences, your parents are probably giving you a little bit of freedom, and you’re still years away from the challenges of “adulting.” Yet, we also know how hard this time can be. After all, everyone here at Fresh Orthodontics was a teen once themselves. You’re constantly changing and you’re juggling academics, family, friends, hobbies and a lot of expectations. With so much on your plate, worrying about your smile and feeling ashamed if you’re not happy with how it looks, just compounds some of the stressful parts of middle…

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