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October 14, 2022

Our Guide to a Braces-Friendly Halloween in Brooklyn

At Fresh Orthodontics, my team and I use modern braces. They’re smaller and more comfortable than those of the past and have minimal interference in your day-to-day life. Usually, you’ll barely notice you’re wearing them. That said, there is one time of year when braces patients can feel a little left out: Halloween. Yup, a holiday filled with sticky, chewy candy.  Well, as a Brooklyn orthodontist, I’m here to tell you that you can absolutely still enjoy the spooky season when you have braces. Yes, you’ll have to steer clear of some common Halloween candy, but there's plenty you can…
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September 30, 2022

6 Tips for Helping Kids Wear and Keep Track of Orthodontic Appliances

A new school year is underway. For kids and teens, that means keeping tabs on assignments, activities, and, yup, removable orthodontic appliances. If you’re worried the hustle and bustle of fall will lead to a lost retainer or Invisalign® Teen aligner, have no fear.  In this post, I’ll be sharing some simple ways to help your child or teen get into the habit of wearing and storing their orthodontic appliance. This way, they can achieve fantastic results and you won’t have to spring for any replacements.  Wearing Invisalign Teen Aligners Invisalign Teen and Spark™ Aligner treatment involves a series of…
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July 21, 2022

Your Guide to Straightening Your Teeth With Spark™ Aligners

When Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen hit the market, they were revolutionary. It was the first time patients could really straighten their teeth without braces. It was also the only option for clear aligners for quite a while. Though I still offer Invisalign and I’ve perfected thousands of smiles with the treatment, I’ve expanded the clear aligner offerings here at Fresh Orthodontics.  Now, I’m a Brooklyn Spark clear aligners provider. This Invisalign alternative gives my patients another option to choose. The high-tech aligner system fits with my mission to achieve excellent results comfortably, efficiently, and conveniently. If you’re not familiar with…
Our 7th Annual Guide to Fun & Free Kids’ Activities in Brooklyn for Summer 2022
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June 10, 2022

Our 7th Annual Guide to Fun & Free Kids’ Activities in Brooklyn for Summer 2022

The weather is warming up, which can only mean one thing: It’s time for the Fresh Orthodontics’ annual guide to fun and free things to do with kids in Brooklyn this summer. Now in its seventh year, this round-up will help my fellow Brooklyn parents keep their kids engaged and entertained while school is out.  Catch a Puppet Show - Various Locations CityPark’s PuppetMobile will be taking its performance of Little Red’s Hood, an updated version of Little Red Riding Hood, on the road. The free performances for kids will be in English, Spanish and Mandarin and held at parks…