Cardiodontics: The Heart Mouth Connection

If you have been told you have periodontal disease (also known as gum disease or periodontitis), you’re not alone. An estimated 80 percent of American adults currently have some form of the disease! Periodontal diseases range from simple gum inflammation to serious disease that results in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that Read More

Are you wearing a mouthguard?

Wouldn’t you believe it, it’s amost springtime! The spring months, however, bring an increase in outdoor activities and a greater chance of kids damaging their precious mouths and pearly whites. If you play sports, it’s important that you consult Drs. Joel & Charles Brodsky for special precautions, such as wearing a mouth guard. A protective Read More

“When should my child visit for an orthodontic consultation?”

Great question! Our team at Brodsky Orthodontics will tell you that braces were originally considered to be best appropriate for teens. But these days, kids as old as seven are beginning their orthodontic treatment. Because preadolescent kids are typically not self-conscious, our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists suggest it could be a good Read More

Spring is here! Do we have your current contact info?

Spring is in the air! We also encourage you to call us and let us know if you have any new phone numbers or if your contact information has changed! As you probably know, you can always connect with us on our Facebook page, but we invite you to please contact our office with any Read More

Patient Question: How long does orthodontic treatment take?

Your smile is totally unique, so the time you’ll need to spend undergoing orthodontic treatment will also be unique. Generally, orthodontic treatment will take about two years, and this is for good reason. During this time, your teeth will slowly move into their desired positions, leaving you with a great smile with as little discomfort Read More