Jumping on the DIY Braces Bandwagon Might Harm Your Teeth

Home improvement shows on HGTV often show you how taking on an improvement project yourself can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars. While this may be true for refinishing a wood floor or repurposing an old shelf, this isn’t often the case for orthodontic treatment. The American Academy of Orthodontistsrecently issued an alert… Read More

Bronsky Orthodontics Participates in PurpleStride 2015

If running could help cure pancreatic cancer, would you do it? If you said yes, please join Bronsky Orthodontics as we participate in the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s PurpleStride New York City 5K again this year. This family-friendly run/walk will be held April 11 at 10 a.m. in Prospect Park – Nethermead East in Brooklyn. Runners can participate as… Read More

Smiling is Universal…Mostly

  Most would agree with William Arthur Ward who said, “A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” Some say it’s innate, that even blind athletes who have never seen a smile will display one in joy after a victory. Others claim it’s just a facial expression that we have been conditioned to associate… Read More

National Nutrition Month: Healthy Foods for a Healthy Mouth

Did you know March is National Nutrition Month®? Each March the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates National Nutrition Month® to encourage everyone to make informed food choices, and develop sound eating and physical activity habits. The theme for 2015 is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” and what better way for an orthodontic practice to celebrate than… Read More

National Children’s Dental Health Month: Defeat Monster Mouth

We may be partial as orthodontic providers, but what we love most about February isn’t Valentine’s Day and the candy. We love that it’s National Children’s Dental Health Month. Each February, The American Dental Association sponsors NCDHM to raise awareness of the importance of good oral hygiene. The campaign slogan changes from year to year,… Read More

7&Up Campaign Relaunches to Spotlight Early Treatment

It has been one year since our office kicked off our 7&Up campaign designed to promote the benefits of having children evaluated by an orthodontist by age 7. Before you toss aside all of those constructive New Years resolutions you may have made, we’re relaunching 7&Up again in hope that parents will add this to… Read More

We Heart The Give Kids a Smile & Smile For A Lifetime Programs

Feb. 6 is the national kickoff of the American Dental Association’s 13th annual Give Kids a Smile program, which provides dental services to underserved children. What started out as a one-day event has grown into a year round effort that benefits approximately 350,000 children through more than 1,500 events throughout the United States. “No one has a… Read More

What is Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment?

Traditionally, we wait until your child has lost most baby teeth before we initiate orthodontic treatment. However, some orthodontic problems are better corrected when he is younger. We call this two-phase orthodontic treatment. Two-phase orthodontic treatment is the process of combining craniofacial changes (Phase One) and tooth straightening (Phase Two) to achieve a smile that… Read More

Space Maintainers for Premature Tooth Loss

Although temporary, your child’s baby teeth play a pivotal role in oral development. When baby teeth decay or are lost prematurely, the integrity and appearance of their adult teeth can be permanently undermined. Today, we will focus on premature tooth loss and how Dr. Mark Bronsky can address it early to ensure your child has… Read More

We Didn’t Choose the Retainer Life, the Retainer Life Chose Us

While the amount of time each of our patients spends in braces varies according to the complexity of their case, the verdict is “one size fits all” when it comes to how long they wear a retainer. That’s because today, most orthodontists agree retainers must be worn for life to retain the results of orthodontic… Read More

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