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.
The opioid epidemic in the U.S. is not new, but it is definitely getting some much needed attention. You or someone you know has probably been touched by this crisis. I am proud to say the American Dental Association (ADA) has taken impressive steps to reduce the dental profession’s role and protect our patients.
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…]
There are secrets to good toothrushing with braces you say??? Tell me more! Well, since you asked..
It all starts with your toothbrush
I firmly believe this. That’s why I provide all my patients with the most up-to-date Oral B/Braun electric toothbrush. The electric brush has a small round head which is great for getting to those hard to reach spots on and around your braces.