Bradley Nirenblatt, D.M.D., PA Specialist in Orthodontics

Invisalign

Invisalign is an art and science

February 25th, 2018

Invisalign Spacing

Orthodontic treatment may include retainers which are  fixed or "permanent".  These retainers give the best long term result to keep teeth from relapsing. In the art of Orthodontics retention is planned from the beginning of treatment and our patients receive anywhere from 2 to 4 types of retainers which may include removable and fixed retainers.

This case is an Invisalign patient that I treated incorporating the science and art required to achieve an optimum result. We worked close with her dentist in preparation for new partial dentures.

Invisalign Correction of Open Bite without Jaw Surgery

June 9th, 2017

Open Bite Invisalign

Anterior Open Bite is one of the most difficult malocclusions to correct in orthodontics. Many times orthodontics alone cannot correct this problem and jaw surgery along with braces is one option. However, many patients seek us out having been told that jaw surgery is the only option. We have successfully treated many patients without jaw surgery to correct or drastically improve their open bite with traditional braces or Invisalign. Here is one such patient who came to us for a second opinion regarding the non- jaw surgery option and asked if we could treat her with Invisalign alone. We did.  Treatment time was 12 visits in 17 months.

Invisalign Asymmetry

December 17th, 2016

Invisalign Asymmetry

This young lady was concerned about her crowded teeth and upper midline that shifted to the left  due to a missing upper left back tooth. We aligned her teeth and corrected her midline. We decided to maintain her rotated back teeth because aligning them would have opened a back space. With Invisalign, I am able to program the tooth movement or lack of tooth movement that I want.

Will Invisalign work when teeth need to be extracted?

September 17th, 2015

"Nirenblatt Invisalign Bicuspid Extractions"

Are patients that need teeth extracted due to crowding "candidates" for Invisalign? Will Invisalign work? The answers are yes in my office! Take a peek at this adult who I finished treating recently. Her teeth are completely straight and her extraction spaces are completely closed and roots are uprighted properly. Is her bite completely perfect? No, but it would be the same situation if she had traditional braces. To fix her bite would require jaw surgery which this patient declined. We improved her self confidence with a new pretty smile and certainly made it easier for her to clean her teeth improving dental health.

Invisalign Openbite and Crowding

September 2nd, 2015

Nirenblatt Invisalign Openbite Crowding

I am excited about finishing this patient's treatment in 14 visits. Her case would have been more difficult to treat with traditional braces because of her anterior openbite. Traditional braces tend to worsen openbites. Invisalign is the better choice in these cases. Also, it helps to have excellent patient cooperation!

Invisalign and Propel in 9 Months

December 4th, 2014

drnirenblatt propel invisalign

Here is a patient that I just completed with Invisalign. Recently, I started offering patients the technology of Propel in addition to Invisalign. Using the Propel device, I make micro-perforations in the bone around the most crowded teeth. This will create increased bone cell activity to allow faster tooth movement. This is not a drug but a stimulation of the bone around your teeth. This offers not only a faster treatment time but also will allow very rotated or crowded teeth to move a lot easier.

I just finished another Invisalign Teen case

May 29th, 2013

Invisalign Teen

Years ago this would have been treated with a headgear or herbst appliance. I was able to distalize or move back all of his upper right teeth to make room for his right canine. I instructed the Invisalign techs how I wanted the teeth to move and at what rate. Needless to say, I wish I could have had this treatment when I had braces in high school!

Did you think Invisalign would work on this patient?

Thanks to Invisalign, you can have a perfect smile without metal wires or brackets!

January 19th, 2012


At Nirenblatt Orthodontics, we know image is everything. For many people, the thought of having metal brackets and wires attached to their teeth for two or more years may be more than enough to delay orthodontic treatment.

If you’ve been considering straightening your teeth but are apprehensive about metal wires and brackets getting in the way of your smile, Invisalign treatment at Nirenblatt Orthodontics may be a great solution. Invisalign, which straightens teeth through a series of clear, custom-fit removable aligners, does so in a way that is discreet and hardly noticeable.

If you have questions about Invisalign, or would like to find out if you are a candidate for Invisalign treatment at our office, please give us a call to schedule a consultation with Dr. Bradley Nirenblatt.

The advantage of Invisalign Teen at Nirenblatt Orthodontics

December 15th, 2011

Dr. Bradley Nirenblatt knows image is everything. At an age when image is so important, the thought of having metal brackets and wires constantly attached to teeth may intensify the already-delicate confidence of today's teens. But... not to worry! There is a clear alternative to traditional braces! The team at Nirenblatt Orthodontics thought we'd remind you that Invisalign Teen™ gives you a whole new way to wear braces for a "clearly" amazing smile!

So how does Invisalign Teen work, you ask? Much in the same fashion as Invisalign, but with a few added characteristics tailored specifically to teenagers’ lifestyles. For instance, Invisalign Teen is designed with “compliance indicators” that fade from dark to light during the two week period that particular tray is used and once it has faded teens know to change trays. Each aligner comes with up to six free individual replacement aligners in case the original aligner ends up lost or broken. Another big benefit for the patient!

The treatment period for Invisalign Teen varies from nine to 18 months. If your teen is considering orthodontic treatment, please contact us and we’ll answer any questions you may have about Invisalign Teen.

Invisalign Teen at Nirenblatt Orthodontics

October 5th, 2011

Dr. Bradley Nirenblatt was recently named an Invisalign Premier Preferred Provider, one of the few in South Carolina! He is also one of the few Invisalign Teen experienced orthodontists.

So how does Invisalign Teen work, you ask? Much in the same fashion as Invisalign, but with a few added characteristics tailored specifically to teenagers’ lifestyles. For instance, Invisalign Teen is designed with “compliance indicators” that fade from dark to light during the two week period that particular tray is used and once it has faded teens know to change trays. Each aligner comes with up to six free individual replacement aligners in case the original aligner ends up lost or broken. Another big benefit for the patient!

Also, Invisalign Teen and Radio Disney have teamed up for the Straight Up Celebration Sweepstakes! The Grand Prize is a trip for 4 to the Radio Disney Holiday Concert in Celebration, FL December 8-11. The winner will receive: Four roundtrip flights, four VIP tickets, first class hotel accommodations, and ground transportation! To enter and see the other prizes, visit the Invisalign website. Enter for your chance to win by November 6th!

If you have been considering the Invisalign or Invisalign Teen treatments, give our office a call!

Invisalign tips, from Nirenblatt Orthodontics

August 31st, 2011

Many people know that Invisalign is a great alternative to braces if you don't want to experience the look and feel of traditional metal braces. What few people know, though, is that just like traditional braces, Invisalign requires proper care to work effectively. Good oral hygiene is highly important, even when you are wearing something in your mouth that you can take out to eat with. It's still likely that your aligners can build up plaque if not treated properly. When wearing your Invisalign aligners, Dr. Bradley Nirenblatt wants you to ask yourself the following questions:

1. Am I eating with my aligners on? - These aligners are removable and should be taken out when you eat.

2. Am I drinking anything other than water with my aligners on? - Though it's not necessary for you to take out your aligners while you drink, think about how sticky soda is. If you take out your aligners when drinking a soda, you have a better chance of keeping your aligners clean.

3. Am I brushing before putting the trays on? - The aligners have both an inside and outside. Keeping the outside clean is easy. Keeping the inside clean is also simple: just make sure you've brushed your teeth before putting the trays on.

These are all very simple steps, and ultimately, they help to keep you building good oral habits. If you have any questions about Invisalign or your treatment here at Nirenblatt Orthodontics, give us a call!

How can Invisalign improve your oral health?

July 20th, 2011

When considering treatment options, patients often ask us how Invisalign treatment is so different than traditional braces. Well, there are more reasons to smile about Invisalign with Nirenblatt Orthodontics than you may know. Invisalign is a series of removable aligners that are nearly invisible, and besides straightening your teeth, can improve your oral health. Here’s how:

Healthy Gums: Straight teeth allow a close fit for gums. This lessens the gum stress that is caused by crowded or widely spaced teeth, thus also reducing red and swollen gums.

Easy cleaning: Invisalign is removable, therefore brushing and flossing is easier and you are able to maintain a healthy mouth. These habits are vital to avoiding tooth decay, plaque and even gum disease.

Improved speech and chewing: Properly-aligned teeth don’t have the discomfort or compound speech impediments that can be caused by crowded teeth or a deteriorating jawbone.

If you have any questions about Invisalign, just ask Dr. Brad Nirenblatt the next time you’re in for an appointment. Or, you may post your question on our Facebook page! You can also read this article for more information on Invisalign and your oral health.

Ask Dr. Nirenblatt: How can Invisalign improve my oral health?

July 15th, 2011

When considering treatment options, patients often ask us how Invisalign treatment is so different than traditional braces. Well, there are more reasons to smile about Invisalign with Nirenblatt Orthodontics than you may know. Invisalign is a series of removable aligners that are nearly invisible, and besides straightening your teeth, can improve your oral health. Here’s how:

Healthy Gums: Straight teeth allow a close fit for gums. This lessens the gum stress that is caused by crowded or widely spaced teeth, thus also reducing red and swollen gums.

Easy cleaning: Invisalign is removable, therefore brushing and flossing is easier and you are able to maintain a healthy mouth. These habits are vital to avoiding tooth decay, plaque and even gum disease.

Improved speech and chewing: Properly-aligned teeth don’t have the discomfort or compound speech impediments that can be caused by crowded teeth or a deteriorating jawbone.
If you have any questions about Invisalign, just ask Dr. Bradley Nirenblatt the next time you’re in for an appointment. Or, you may post your question on our Facebook page! You can also read this article for more information on Invisalign and your oral health.

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