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Answering Some Of Your Common Summer Questions Philadelphia, PA
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School is almost out! Yippee! Everyone made is successfully through another year of school. Congratulations. Let the fun and slower summer schedules begin. If you or your child is undergoing orthodontic treatment there are a few things you will want to keep in mind during the summer break.
Should I swim with my retainer or Invisalign in?
If you are supposed to wear your retainer during the day then you should keep your retainer and Invisalign in during swimming. Retainers and Invisalign are designed to fit snugly over your teeth and should not prohibit breathing or be at risk to fall out.
What should I do with my retainer during sleepovers?
Summertime is a fun time to have sleepovers with friends. If you’re planning to spend the night at a friend’s house, remember to pack your retainer to slip in your mouth if you only need to wear it at night. While missing one night will not harm your teeth greatly, it can reverse your alignment results if missed repeatedly.
My summer plans interfere with my adjustment appointment, should I just skip it?
If you just booked your summer vacation plans, that’s so exciting. Please ensure that it does not interfere with your regular appointment at Broad Street Braces. Please, by all means, take that trip, but call our office immediately so we can adjust your appointment for a time when you are home and you can tell us all about your summer adventures!
Call Broad Street Braces today. We are committed to your comfort, convenience and affordability.

Posted on behalf of Broad Street Braces

1819 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA , 19148

Phone: (215) 234-3030


Mon – 8am to 5pm
Tue – 8am to 5pm
Wed – 8am to 5pm
Thu – 8am to 5pm
Fri – 8am to 1pm

Our Patient Reviews

Broad Street Braces

5.0 / 5.0

Based on 387 reviews

Felicia W

Excellent staff, excellent service with trusty expertise. It was overall a great experience for my son and myself. We are highly satisfied with all the services performed today.

Alisa O

I am pleased with this Orthodontist location because they are very prompt with appointments. It's never a long wait. The staff is kind and willing to fix misunderstandings quickly. They actually play relaxing music in the office. My favorite staff member is Trinh because she answers questions gracefully. Trinh always greets me with a smile. Glad I chose this dental office.

Phuong H

Really nice office. Very clean and modern. Everyone is friendly, especially Trinh. She is great. Love taking my son here.

Refie H

The staff is really friendly, very satisfied with the service. The place is cozy, and also clean, seriously I recommend it to anyone who wanted to have the braces on

Kevin A

My mom received THE BEST service here. Consultations & visits were a breeze & the staff was always so kind. Their bilingual employee, Sara, was very helpful because my mom only speaks Spanish.

Hung C

This is my son’s first time here. This Office is very nice and very professional. Great service. Mrs. Trinh did an excellent job helping us translate Vietnamese. She is really nice and did a great job! Thank you so much!

Angela D

Great experience!! welcoming and good at what they do. Ask for amanda- she's the best!

Thang N

Many friends told me that Trinh always does a great job and I am very lucky today to have her put my braces on! They look great. I am looking forward to coming back for my second appoinment. The treatment coordinator, Rachel is very friendly and welcoming. She is awesome. I would recommend anyone who is interested in braces to come to Broad Street Braces. You would love Dr. Neil!