Teeth Whitening with Invisalign Video

Teeth whitening with Invisalign

In this video we will show you how to do teeth whitening at home with your Invisalign trays. You will have to first purchase any over the counter whitening gel. We recommend any product that has between 10% to 20% active ingredient - anything above that may cause extreme tooth sensitivity. Here we are using Ultradent's Opalescence 15% whitening gel easily purchased from amazon.com. [su_youtube url="https://youtu.be/-nf-veanrKQ"] First clean your Invisalign tray and apply a few small droplets of whitening gel...

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Invisalign Attachments Bonding Video

Invisalign attachments bonding

Alot of people wonder what Invisalign attachments are and why are they necessary. This video below shows a typical Invisalign attachments bonding procedure performed at Manhattan Bridge Orthodontics. These attachments are small bumps placed on certain teeth surfaces to give us an extra handle to help move your teeth more effectively. You will see that these Invisalign bonded attachments are tooth colored and barely noticeable at all. [su_youtube url="https://youtu.be/0APwLrBDMCY"] A typical attachment procedure is quite quick and painless - at...

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Inter-proximal Reduction for Invisalign Video

Interproximal reduction IPR for Invisalign

Inter-proximal reduction (also known as IPR) is a very common procedure associated with Invisalign orthodontic treatment. In this video, you will see me doing IPR on an adult patient and a tween patient. There are some misconceptions about what is actually involved because every practitioner will do it differently. This will clarify how it's done at MBO. You will see that there are no needles or blood involved - it is a quick and painless filing down of the side...

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OK Foods to Eat While in Braces

OK foods to eat while in braces

Want to know what are some OK foods to eat while in braces? A few days after getting your braces on or after an adjustment, you may feel sensitivity or soreness in your teeth. During this time, you may need to stick to a diet of softer foods. [su_row][su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Pasta Salads Smoothies Soups Noodles Oatmeal Fruit Cups Mashed Potatoes Mac and Cheese Congee Omelets Sandwiches [/su_column] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Sushi Chicken Strips Burgers Hot Dogs Fries...

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How to Clean Invisalign Trays or Retainers Video

How to clean invisalign or retainers

In this video we demonstrate how to clean Invisalign trays. To keep them clean and fresh, we recommend the following steps: Gently scrub all surfaces, inside and outside, with a toothbrush under warm water. There is no need to use toothpaste. This should be done each time you put them back in your mouth. Once every few days, soak your Invisalign trays or retainers in a cup of warm water and use 1 Polident or any other denture cleaning pill....

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Brushing with Braces Video

Tooth brushing with braces

Extra time is needed when brushing with braces. This is to ensure that all areas around and in between the braces have been properly cleaned. The goal is to remove plaque from around the teeth and along the gum lines. It is the bacteria in plaque that is responsible for causing inflamed gum tissue which can lead to gingivitis, decalcification, and tooth decay. [su_youtube url="https://youtu.be/pTjBa5Jt0FU"] The proper way to brush is to scrub gently above and below the braces. Brush...

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