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Why Orthodontic Offices are Closed Because of COVID-19 (Plus, How to Keep Your Smile Healthy at Home)

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I know some of our Park Slope Invisalign and braces patients have been wondering why we’re closed except for emergency appointments during the coronavirus pandemic. Well, we followed guidance from a number of health and government officials that stated orthodontists and other dental professionals should close their doors to all elective procedures for the safety of the patients, the team, the doctor, and the community as a whole. As a healthcare professional, it’s my responsibility to do my part to help flatten the curve. What’s Considered an Elective Procedure? In normal life, it might not feel like orthodontic treatment is…

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Important Message – Extended Office Closure

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Hello Everyone, *UPDATED June 3rd* – Our office will be reopening to patients on Monday, June 8th. Find out more HERE. I am writing to inform you that we will not be reopening the office on April 6th as originally anticipated. Based on Governor Cuomo’s mandate for closure through April 15th, we can only assist with emergencies at this time, which is limited to severe pain, bleeding, or infection. The federal recommendation and that of the ADA are currently to remain closed to all non-essential elective procedures until April 30th. We are watching the same news updates as all of you and…

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12 FREE Kids Activities in Brooklyn; 4th 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 our best fun and free activities for kids in Brooklyn 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 us: with…

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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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