9. How often will we need to attend to have the brace adjusted?
To keep the teeth moving smoothly and continuously into the right positions, you will need to come to the practice every 6-10 weeks to have the brace adjusted. After the brace is adjusted, the teeth that being moved may feel tender for a day or so, but should quickly settle down.
To build a good working relationship, and, to give the young person confidence and independence, it is often better for the patient to be seen on their own during the fitting and adjustment visits. We will of course give you regular updates on progress.