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first week of invisalign
November 19, 2021

What to Expect During Your First Week of Invisalign Treatment

You had your digital scans taken and your orthodontist created a personalized treatment plan for you on a 3D model of your mouth. If you’re one of our Brooklyn Invisalign patients, I can even show you what your new smile will look like when you finish treatment on our Invisalign Outcome Simulator. Once the Invisalign lab fabricates your clear aligners based on your custom treatment plan, you’ll receive your first Invisalign trays and officially begin your smile journey.  So, what happens in the first week of Invisalign treatment? Here are 7 things you should know: Mild Tenderness is Normal The…
eating with invisalign guidlines
October 1, 2021

Drinking and Eating With Invisalign: Your Questions Answered

Drinking and Eating With Invisalign: Your Questions Answered Our Brooklyn Invisalign and Invisalign Teen patients usually opt for the clear aligners because they’re comfortable, removable, and virtually invisible. The treatment offers a way to get straight teeth and a healthy bite with minimal impact on your day-to-day life. While Invisalign is fairly simple to care for, and most people are well aware they’ll need to take their aligners out before biting into something like a sandwich, not everyone is clear on where exactly to draw the line when it comes to drinking and eating with Invisalign.  In this post, I’ll…
swim with invisalign
August 24, 2021

Can I Swim With Invisalign or Braces?

Can I swim with Invisalign? Is it safe to swim with braces? Can I continue to play watersports during orthodontic treatment? These are some of the questions my team and I get from our Brooklyn Invisalign and braces patients throughout the warm weather months. To help you soak up the last few weeks of summer, I’ll be filling you in on the logistics of splashing around with your appliance.  Can I Swim With Braces on My Teeth? Absolutely! The idea that your appliance can rust is a braces myth. Braces are made of a rust-resistant, titanium alloy material. After all,…
kids activities in Brooklyn for summer 2021
June 30, 2021

Fun & Free Kids Activities in Brooklyn for Summer 2021: Our 6th Annual Guide

7 Affordable & Free Kids Activities in Brooklyn for Summer 2021: Our 6th Annual Guide The Fresh Orthodontics team is back with our 6th annual guide to fun, affordable and/or free kids’ activities. When we’re not perfecting smiles with Brooklyn Invisalign® and braces treatment, you’ll find many of us spending time with our own children, including Dr. Ankush Khanna himself.  To help give our fellow parents a leg up on finding kids activities in Brooklyn for summer 2021, we’re sharing a round-up of family-friendly activities, most of which are free! Just be sure to check the event websites ahead of…