For Meghan Trainor, it’s All About That Bass… for an orthodontist, it’s all about that compliance! When orthodontic elastic compliance is less than 100%, it can become impossible to achieve the ideal treatment results that we expect. The likelihood is high that at some point during a patient’s orthodontic experience, elastics will be required to complete bite correction. Elastics move the teeth in ways that braces alone cannot accomplish. In order to fully benefit from elastic wear, they should be worn 24/7. The downfall for many patients is that the elastics are removable, therefore they get removed, and sometimes, they don’t get replaced. [Read more…] about Orthodontic Elastic Compliance
Archives for September 2017
It’s true… it happens at the end of every summer… members of our orthodontic family head off to college and we have to say goodbye. This summer was especially tough because we had to say goodbye to our former patient and longtime employee, Zoe M.