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Foods to Eat and Avoid When Wearing Braces Philadelphia, PA

Foods to Eat and Avoid When Wearing Braces

Braces Philadelphia, PA

Nothing is more frustrating than eating the wrong foods, breaking your wires and waiting for an appointment to fix your braces. Even worse, you could damage your braces to the point where you cut the inside of your mouth and still have to wait for them to be repaired. Foods To Avoid Most broken braces…

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Do Not Rule Out Metal Braces Right Away

A teenage Afro-American boy holding a clear aligner in one hand and a dental model with metal braces in the other hand.

There is no denying that wearing braces can cause embarrassment for teens. With the innovation of clear aligners, that issue is largely resolved. However, not every dental patient is a suitable candidate for this type of teeth straightening procedure. The orthodontic problems you face could dictate which treatment is best. While clear aligners may seem…

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Take Advantage of Clear Aligners

woman opening a case with invisalign braces

Traditionally, straightening your teeth meant wearing metal braces – bands and wires around your teeth that required frequent tightening, changes in your dietary habits, additional oral hygiene practices and discomfort during the process. Thankfully, with advances in dentistry, this method of straightening teeth is no longer necessary in all cases. Clear aligners are the more…

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Improve Your Smile Invisibly

Young woman with clear aligner looking at her teeth in a mirror during an orthodontic appointment.

Clear aligners, such as Invisalign®, are a popular choice for straightening mild to moderate cases of malocclusion and depending on the issues, sometimes more severe cases as well. Older adults as well as teens prefer “Invisible braces” because they do the job discreetly. This method of straightening teeth works well for those who diligently follow…

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Are You the Ideal Clear Aligner Candidate?

Woman with a perfect smile holding clear aligners bent n a shape of heart.

Everything from your oral health to your personality may determine whether you are a viable candidate for clear aligners. A consultation with Broad Street Braces can help you decide which teeth straightening strategy is best for you. First, however, it helps to consider what a typical Invisalign or Spark Clear Aligner wearer looks like. Not…

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7 Reasons People Choose Clear Aligners

Woman in a dental chair during orthodontic appointment looking at her perfect teeth in a mirror.

If you are considering straightening your smile, you may be concerned with the idea of wearing braces. While braces are effective for correcting imperfections in your bite and smile, they are not for everyone. Clear aligners offer an alternative to metal braces that many of our patients at Broad Street Braces enjoy. Here are seven…

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Do Not Abandon Your Quest for Straighter Teeth

Young Orthodontics Patient

If you or your teen feels that straight teeth are just not going to happen for you, think again. Traditionally, braces were the only option available for addressing crooked, crowded, spacing, overbite, underbite, and other issues. Then aligners came along that were more technologically advanced. Initially, patients who turned to aligners reported better experiences than…

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You May Need Corrective Jaw Surgery for Facial Harmony

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Facial harmony is when your jaw’s relative position works with your facial shape. This conformity is crucial for daily life functions, enabling you to eat, speak, breathe and swallow comfortably. When Braces Alone are Not Enough Facial harmony is necessary for your jaws to adequately support your teeth, allowing them to work seamlessly with your…

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How to Decide Between Clear Braces and Invisalign 

Clear Tray

It can be extremely confusing deciding whether you want Invisalign® or clear braces. However, knowing the pros and cons can help you determine which one is suited for you. Understanding Clear Braces and Invisalign Clear braces, also called ceramic braces, involve using clear ceramic brackets with a metal or white-colored wire. They are almost identical…

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Do You Have Severe Orthodontic Problems?

Orthodontics Appointment and Patient

Most orthodontic issues are relatively easy to correct. Crowded teeth, a gap in the teeth or a misaligned bite are usually resolved by using the many corrective procedures available. Invisalign®, clear ceramic braces and lingual braces are comfortable and aesthetically pleasing solutions to common tooth and jaw alignment problems. Modern corrective procedures require less treatment…

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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!