After you have started orthodontic treatment, the next thing to come along may be elastics, and learning to form a good elastic habit. Yes, the dreaded elastics! Elastics should not be dreaded, rather they should be celebrated. Elastics are a HUGE factor in not only achieving the treatment goals set by your orthodontist, they are they are also the key to finishing your treatment on time.
What’s new at Remington Orthodontics?
New Years Resolutions are always a nice way to make a fresh start in the new year and 2018 is off to a great start for Remington Orthodontics! We are excited to share all of our new treatment tools with our patient family.
Our Smile-tastic! App
I developed an app for my patients called Smile-tastic!. It is designed to help my elastic wearing patients form a consistent elastic wear pattern. Download it from the app stores, get my fun elastic reminders, and get your braces off faster! [Read more…]
As I write this, the Falcons are going to the Super Bowl and the second playoff game is being decided as we speak. Who will win that game? And who will win the BIG game??? Don’t forget to vote when you come in for your appointment!
We consider ourselves lucky when we are asked to treat more than one member of the same family. Sometimes it’s mom or dad and the kids, sometimes we treat the siblings in turn from oldest to youngest, and sometimes we are lucky enough to treat two siblings at the same time. It’s great fun when we see them come in together! The majority of them do have a good time coming in together, although they may not enjoy being photographed together. The only time I see that sibling rivalry arise is when both of them are getting close to completion of their treatment and then the race is on… who will finish first??? [Read more…]
We took a poll of everyone we saw today and the overwhelming response to the question, what did you do on your day off yesterday was, “I relaxed.” I think that’s an excellent response! Everyone is sooooo busy these days between office work, home work, school work, sports, and other activities, that I think a day to relax and take a deep breath from time to time is just what the doctor ordered! [Read more…]