Smile Quote No. 22: I May Not Be There Yet But I’m Closer than I Was Yesterday
An orthodontic treatment is a process wherein a patient having teeth misalignment problems undergoes a treatment that can last from several months up to a couple of years. This patient will have to wear the appropriate appliances prescribed by the orthodontist on the required amount of time. These appliances might also require adjustments from time to time hence the patient is required to visit the clinic on the scheduled date and time. Since most of the orthodontic patients are kids and teens, patience is actually an issue when it comes to waiting for the braces or appliances to come off.
There’s also a greater risk for those patients who have removable aligners since they might not be very consistent with the prescribed “wear-time” of the appliances (just like clear removable aligners for example which need to be worn 22 hours a day). However, despite all these challenges, a patient should not lose its patience. All their hardships will sooner be rewarded with good results once their appliances come off. Although the duration depends on each case, always think that: “I may not be there yet but I’m closer than I was yesterday”.
Therefore, if you have never gone through such process, then you won’t be able to reap the rewards in the near future. Your teeth misalignment or jaw discrepancies will remain in the future which may affect your self-confidence. Overall, undergoing an orthodontic treatment is surely a little painful and requires big patience but as soon as you see the results, all hardships will be rewarded.
King Orthodontics is certified and qualified to perform orthodontic treatments to patients in Fairborn and Centerville. If you have problems with your smile or your overall oral health, don’t hesitate to contact King Orthodontics.
King Orthodontics, 400 East Dayton, Yellow Springs Rd. Fairborn, OH 45324
Phone: (937) 878-1561 Fax: (937) 433-9530
Patience Has Its Own Rewards
Samuel B. King, D.D.S., M.S. – King Orthodontics – Specialist in Orthodontics for kids, teens and adults in Centerville and Fairborn.