Conversations: Week 10, March 2019
Parent: "My son's brace is broken again. I am not happy with this, that's the third time and the braces are only on 3 weeks. I don't think you've done a very good job here"
Swords Orthodontist: "What happened when the bracket came off?"
Patient: "Well I was eating a (insert well known brand name here) mint and it got stuck between my tooth and the wire of the brace so I tried to push it out of the way with the tooth brush and the bracket came off".
Parent: "He didn't tell me that."
Swords Orthodontist: "Do you remember when you got the braces on, and we gave you a list of foods that ...