Instructional Videos

Why Choose Molen Orthodontics?

There really is a difference between orthodontists, and when you watch this video, you'll find out what sets Molen Orthodontics apart from the rest. Discover why not all treatment plans are created equal, why you won't regret joining our family of patients, what some of our happy patients have said, and more!

Twin Force Appliance

Your Twin Force Appliance has been fitted to help correct your overbite. Watch this video to learn more about how to get used to it, what to do in the first few days, and what do if it's causing any irritation.

Temporary Maryland Bridges

Watch this video to learn about your Temporary Maryland Bridge, including what to do if it comes loose, how to take care of it, and how long to wear it.

Temporary Build Ups

In this short video, you'll learn about the colour of temporary build-ups, what to ask your dentist, and what to do in the very rare case that a build up comes off.

Separators

Separators have been placed on your back teeth to create a very small space in between them. Next, we will fit a ring around your teeth and make impressions so we can make a custom appliance for you. Watch this video to learn how to take care of your separators, what to do if one comes loose, and more!

Reverse Pull Facebow

Your reverse pull facebow can change the way your jaw is growing and move it into a better position faster. In this short video, you'll learn how to place and attach your facebow, how long it takes to get used to, how long to wear it and more!

Removable Appliance

Your removable appliance might be used to hold your teeth straight, correct your bite or both! This short video teaches you how to care for your removable appliance, how long it will take to get used to, and more.

Reminder Appliance

A reminder appliance is used to help correct open bites by teaching your tongue to stop pressing against your front teeth. Learn about the right way to swallow, how long your reminder appliance will take to get used to, and when to wear it in this video.

Positioner

A positioner helps you achieve a perfect bite! In this video, we'll tell you how long to wear your positioner, how long it will take to get used to, what exercises to do while you're wearing it and more!

Oral Hygiene

You've heard us talk a lot about oral hygiene, and in this short video, we'll tell you how to keep your teeth and gums clean and in great condition, make your treatment faster, and what you need to do at home now that you've got your braces on.

Muscle Training Splint

Muscle training splints are really important to finish correcting and maintaining your bite while it becomes permanent. It also helps to keep your teeth straight. Learn when to wear your splint, what to do if it doesn't fit any more, how to clean it and more in this short video.

Molen Moolah and Kids Club

Discover how to earn Molen Moolah, how you can redeem your points, and where you can spend them!

MI Paste

MI Paste helps with the white spots, or calcification, you have on your teeth. In this video, you'll learn how to use MI Paste if you're still wearing your braces and what to do if they've been removed and you're wearing your retainer.

Interphase Retainer

An interphase retainer is a temporary option that helps maintain the space for your permanent teeth after you get your braces off. In this video, you'll learn when to wear your retainer, how long you have to wear it, and how to get used to it.

Herbst Appliance

Herbst Appliances are used to correct overbites and help guide your jaws into the right position. In this short video, you'll learn about what to expect, how to get used to your appliance and more!

Foods to Avoid

This short video tells you how to keep your treatment on track! We'll tell you which foods and snacks you'll need to avoid while you're wearing your braces, and how to eat crunchy, hard or sticky things.

Expanders

Expanders are used to widen your jaw bones and make room for all of your permanent teeth. Your expanders might take a little while to get used to, and in this video, you'll learn what to expect, how to take care of them and more.

Elastic Rubber Bands

Curious about why you need to wear elastics with your braces? Find out more, like how long you have to wear your rubber bands, how to take care of them, when to replace them and more in this short video!

Clear Retainers

Find out how much you'll need to wear your retainers, how to keep your retainers in great shape, and a few other do's and don'ts! Don't forget to ask about Retainers for Life!

Cemented Appliance

If you now have a cemented appliance, it's to help hold the space in your mouth until your permanent teeth come in. Watch this video to learn how to get used to it, what to do if it's poking you, and how to keep it clean.

Bite Turbos

Bite turbos are also called bumpers and ramps. Watch this video to learn why they're important and what they do, how they can make your treatment faster, what to do if one comes off and more!

Bionator Appliance

Now that you have a Bionator, it will encourage your lower jaw to grow forward and improve your bite. Watch this video to learn how to get used to it, how it helps move your teeth into the right place, and how to keep it fitting perfectly.