For our patients’ currently undergoing orthodontic treatment or first phase treatment please be aware that if there are any emergencies or you are experiencing any abnormal pain please call us immediately to book an appointment to see the orthodontist.
Please find attached the 'Do's and Don'ts' pamphlet in regards to oral hygiene and diet with braces
Elastics are an important part of orthodontic treatment. They provide the forces needed to move teeth and jaws into their correct position. To achieve the desired results you must carefully follow the instruction you receive regarding their placement and use. Any time missed when wearing your elastics will prolong your treatment.
Please find attached the “Elastics: A Step Closer to your Perfect Smile” pamphlet
Headgear is an orthodontic appliance that creates special forces to guide the growth of your face and jaws. We also use headgear to move your teeth into better positions or to prevent them from moving when they are not supposed to.
Please find attached the “Everything you need to know about Headgear” pamphlet
The Rapid Palatal Expander appliance or RPE is used to widen your upper arch and provides more space for the permanent teeth. It can also help to achieve a better balance between the upper and lower jaws.
Please find attached the “Helpful Hints following a Placement of a Palatal Expander” pamphlet
The Twin Block appliance is a dental orthopedic appliance aimed at establishing a regular relationship between the upper and lower jaws and dental arches.
Please find attached the “Twin Block and why your treatment needs it” pamphlet
Retainers are very important post your active orthodontic treatment as your teeth and gums are still settling from all the movement they have done and are still susceptible to relapse.
Please find attached the “Retainer Appliance” pamphlet