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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

Electric Toothbrushes- Hype-filled or Helpful?

If you’re considering braces for yourself or your child, you might also be thinking about the tools you’ll need to help keep teeth healthy while in treatment. One tool you don’t have to worry about when you’re our patient is a top-notch toothbrush. We participate in the OrthoEssentials program by Crest and Oral-B, and each… Read More

It’s National Orthodontic Health Month

Did you know October is National Orthodontic Health Month? It may seem odd since we often associate this month with Halloween. Halloween makes us think about copious amounts of candy, and candy isn’t often associated with healthy teeth. But we think of National Orthodontic Health Month as a fun way to battle the sugary Halloween… Read More

Give A Needy Child A Reason to Smile This Holiday Season

There are more ways of bringing out a smile in a child than through the positive results of orthodontic treatment. We’re entering the time of year where we help kids smile in other ways, and you can help, too! We invite you to join us in the effort by participating in our annual Toys For Tots drive… Read More

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