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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 a small number of dentists Read More

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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 become increasingly difficult over the Read More

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Dentist or Orthodontist for Braces

Are braces something you’ve been considering for yourself or your child? If so, you may be wondering if this is something your general dentist is able to do, or if you’ll need to see an orthodontist. Perhaps you’re unsure of the differences between the two, and wonder what an orthodontist might have to offer that Read More

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Invisalign for Teens

Teens today have a greater online presence than any generation before. Over 70% have more than one social media account, and of the more than a million selfies posted daily, a large percentage are uploaded by teens. With this kind of constant sharing, there’s more pressure than ever to look good. In spite of posting Read More

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What is Orthodontics?

Although you’ve most likely heard the term orthodontics before, there’s a pretty good chance you aren’t sure what it actually encompasses, or what an orthodontist really does. Even orthodontic patients can have trouble expanding on the topic in any meaningful way! Here at Brodsky Orthodontics, it’s important to us that our patients be well-informed on Read More

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Jumpstart Your Straightening with Accelerated Orthodontics

Man or woman. Adult or child. Financial executive or beet farmer. When it comes time for them to get braces, the first question they all ask is “how long will they have to stay on?” While it’s a necessary procedure to get straight teeth, the idea of keeping braces in your mouth for a prolonged Read More

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Be More Like a Celebrity! (Get Dental Implants Today)

On the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, actress Demi Moore revealed a picture of her missing front teeth, which she said she wore away due to high levels of stress. Her teeth are back now, and while it’s obvious why she got them replaced (she does work in front of a camera after all), a Read More

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Quiet Nuisances to Your Oral Health

Everybody has habits, conscious or otherwise. And usually, we at least know which ones are good and which are bad. But when it comes to oral health, there are many habits you might find normal that can do real damage to your teeth over time. We at Brodsky Orthodontics are here to inform you of Read More

Steps to Take to Treat Sleep Apnea

At Brodsky Orthodontics, we not only provide quality orthodontic care, but we assist in treating sleep apnea, a common, but a threat to health all the same. Perhaps you have noticed that you or someone close to you experiences the following: Insomnia or difficulty sleeping Loud snoring at night Waking with short breath Snorting or Read More

First Impressions…

Let’s be honest, going to the dentist or orthodontist can be messy, especially when it comes to making impressions of your teeth. Typically, dentists or orthodontists use putty or “goop” to make impressions of the patient’s teeth. While the addition of a flavor makes you think this practice is fun, that is a distraction from Read More

DDIY: Don’t Do It Yourself

In an era where there are a plethora of instructional videos on Youtube and social media, it is tempting to find a way to save a couple of bucks. DIY is helpful when it comes to fixing up your apartment on a budget, but not to orthodontics. In Vancouver and Chicago, an increasing amount of Read More

What are Accelerated Orthodontics?

Does the idea of spending many months or even multiple years in braces sound daunting to you? The older we get, the less likely we’re going to be enthused about living with braces for a prolonged period of time. The idea of taking the two years or so that correcting misaligned teeth and a misaligned Read More