Patients in Treatment


Eating

Eating

It is likely your teeth will be tender for a few days after appointments, so eat soft food during this time.

Oral Hygiene

Oral Hygiene

Good brushing is essential when braces are fitted. You will be shown correct brushing techniques when the braces are fitted.

Parts of the braces

Parts of the braces

What to do if you have a breakage

What to do if you have a breakage

Fixed braces are normally quite robust - they have to be able to withstand the hammering that they get in the mouth!

Pain

Pain

Most patients require time to adjust to the feeling of their new braces.

Retention

Retention

The retention phase of treatment is vital as the retainers hold the teeth in their corrected positions while the tissues adjust to changes.