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How to Choose Colors for Braces

When it comes to correcting misalignment of the teeth and jaws in order to create a straighter smile, few tools are more effective than metal braces. Although you may hear them referred to as “traditional,” today’s braces are anything but! Here at Brodsky Orthodontics, we take full advantage of the… Read the rest
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Invisalign 101

In the last several years, modern orthodontics has seen a number of improvements in technology that, along with new innovative techniques, have resulted in a wide variety of orthodontic treatment options. Here at Brodsky Orthodontics, we’re now able to offer a bigger selection of treatments to patients, with something to… Read the rest
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How to Protect Your Braces While Playing Sports

If you’re a student-athlete, you may be worried about braces leaving you stuck on the sidelines. Brodsky Orthodontics treats many patients who are concerned about orthodontic treatment affecting them on the court or the field, but fortunately, this is completely unfounded. Take it from former brace-faces Dwight Howard and Cristiano… Read the rest
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What is a Waterpik and How Does it Work?

As a Brodsky Orthodontics patient, we know you’re already well aware of how important it is to maintain a good dental hygiene routine while you’re in braces. You are probably also aware of how challenging that can be thanks to the nooks and crannies created by the brackets and wires.… Read the rest
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Braces And Sensitive Teeth

Flip through the channels any time of day, and you are likely to find at least one commercial extolling the virtues of toothpastes for sensitive teeth. Clearly, sensitive teeth are a common occurrence. In fact, teeth sensitivity can affect as many as 1 in 8 people! There are various types… Read the rest
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Two-Phase Treatment

When it comes to kids, the phrase “timing is everything” has an awful lot of uses, including the planning of orthodontic treatment. Trying to work out if, when, and what kind of help your child will need with their smile can be a little overwhelming. There’s a lot of information… Read the rest
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Braces Vs Invisalign

It is not unusual to approach potential orthodontic treatment with an entire laundry list of questions. Deciding to straighten your smile or correct any alignment issues you have is an important decision, and not one to be taken lightly. At Brodsky Orthodontics, our goal is to create a customized treatment… Read the rest
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Your First Orthodontic Visit

Some patients get a bad case of nerves when it comes to planning their first visit to the orthodontist. Fear of the unknown is a real thing, and if you are not sure what to expect from your initial appointment, it is only natural to be hesitant. While we understand… Read the rest
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Dentist vs. Orthodontist for Braces

Having trouble deciding on whether you should let your personal dentist provide your orthodontic treatments? Here at Brodsky Orthodontics we have put together a few facts to help you decide on what is best for your personal treatment. Most people do not know that while all orthodontists are dentists, only… Read the rest
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Orthodontics For Adults

Have you spent years being unhappy with the way your smile looks or feels, but think you may be too old to do anything about it now? Would you love to have straighter teeth but aren’t sure if braces are something you could pull off as an adult? Has it… Read the rest