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10 Awesome & FREE Things to do in Brooklyn for the Holidays

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The holidays are nearly here and the team at Fresh Orthodontics is ready to celebrate! Thankfully, living and working in Brooklyn means there are plenty of opportunities for holiday fun and we plan on taking full advantage. Want to get in on the excitement? Well, we’re sharing 10 fun and free things to do in Brooklyn for the holidays:   1. Holiday Lighting Party: Downtown Brooklyn Gets Lit!  – Head to Albee Square (corner of Fulton and Bond) on Thursday, November 21 at 5pm for a free holiday lighting party. This event will kick off the holidays in Brooklyn with…

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School Lunch Ideas for Kids and Teens in Braces

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School Lunch Ideas for Kids and Teens in Braces A new school year is underway. As a parent myself, I know the first few months of school can be hectic. With trying to get the kids out of the door on time and juggling after-school activities, the thought of coming up with school lunch ideas every day on top of that can be overwhelming. If your kiddo or teen is in braces, it can seem even more daunting. Fresh Orthodontics is here to help! I’ll be covering what to eat with braces from the cafeteria and foods to avoid, as…

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Fresh Orthodontics is the Brooklyn Center for Invisalign®

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As a Park Slope orthodontist and Platinum Invisalign Provider, I’ve perfected a lot of smiles with Invisalign. In fact, Fresh Orthodontics is your Brooklyn Center for Invisalign and we’re among the leading providers in the city. While braces are still a great option, I know many patients love the esthetics and convenience of Invisalign and Invisalign Teen. Well, my team and I are here to help! After all, we firmly believe you should feel just as confident with the form of treatment you choose as you will when you see your results. 

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12 FREE (or almost free) Kids Activities in Brooklyn This Summer: Our Fourth Annual Guide

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Summer is our favorite time of year at Fresh Orthodontics. The days are longer, the weather is warmer and we can finally swap our boots and jackets for shorts and sandals. Summer also gives us more time to spend with our families, exploring and enjoying everything our neighborhood has to offer. For the past three years, we’ve shared the best fun and free summer activities for kids in the Park Slope area. Our Brooklyn orthodontist clients always love our annual round-up, so we’ve brought it back for another year — and with two bonus additions, it’s better than ever! Trust…

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The 17 Best Brooklyn Coffee Shops

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There are so many amazing things about Brooklyn: the parks, the shopping, the awesome events, the food and your favorite Park Slope orthodontist, to name a few. Another thing we really excel at in our borough is the coffee! Our coffee shops are second to none. It makes sense. After all, in the 19th and early 20th century, the Arbuckle Brothers operated the largest coffee company in the United States out of Brooklyn and even roasted and sold the country’s first popular coffee brand, Ariosa. Our borough’s obsession with coffee continues to this day. Whether you just want to grab…

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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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The Best Organic Restaurants in Brooklyn, NY

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As a Park Slope orthodontist, Dr. Khanna gives his patients their dream smiles. This goes beyond straightening people’s teeth and also entails helping them experience amazing oral health. Of course, brushing, flossing, aligning your bite with braces or Invisalign and regularly visiting your dentist are all big components of said oral health. However, eating a well-rounded, balanced diet is important too. Thankfully, there are tons of organic restaurants in Brooklyn, NY, serving up fare that’s heavy on the fresh produce and good-for-you ingredients. Minimizing starchy, simple carbohydrates and added sugar, which are cavity-causing culprits, in favor of delicious but nutrient-rich…

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