Orthodontic Conversations: Week 33 "Why do my braces break?"
Stephen: "hi there, how are you getting on?"
S: "Any problems with your brace since last time?"
S: "Great. So I'll just have a look and do today's adjustment"
P: "Oh, one of my brackets came off though"
S: "Were you eating hard food at the time?"
S: "It just came off out of the blue?"
P: "Well, I was chewing on a piece of rubber that I found"
When we put braces on people's teeth, Swords Ortho gives them all sorts of advice on how to take care of them for best results and we give our patients a goodie bag of tooth cleaning stuff, but we can't think of every eventuality that people might ...