1.每次來門診, 不論是否已經刷過牙; 均得帶自己的牙刷來就診.
2.矯正當中, 應隨身攜帶牙刷;並於每次用餐後確實將牙齒刷乾淨.口腔衛生不當會引起蛀牙及牙週病; 此等病症之治療費不包括於矯正.
4.剛上矯正器的幾天,因牙齒開始移動,會造成不同程度之疼痛,此乃正常 現象, 一般並不需口服止痛藥.
5.每次調整矯正線後, 牙齒均會有點疼痛; 可考慮以較軟之麵食, 水餃進食.
6.首次上矯正器後, 本院助理人員將告訴您如何刷牙; 並教導特別裝置之用法. 由於兒童之手部肌肉未發育完全, 可考慮使用電動牙刷.使用電動牙刷可減低牙周病與蛀牙發生率.
7.剛上矯正器的第一星期, 由於牙齒表面附著一些裝置; 因此多少會造成口腔粘膜不適及破皮. 這段期間儘量少說話,少吃需嚼咬及刺激之食物.
9.矯正牙齒需要身體的配合,是漸進而且合乎生理的 .如您被指示戴上口內或口外之裝置, 請確實配合; 切勿自作主張隨便增減時間或力量.未能確實配合裝戴,會增加矯正治療之時間.
11. 矯正當中應避免切咬及撕裂食物以減少矯正裝置脫落(如切咬蘋果, 雞翅,雞腳,甘蔗,瓜子)須用力撕裂之食物,應切成小塊狀進食 .
12. 矯正過程, 如有裝置脫落或您不清楚之緊急狀況; 請先來電告知, 並 由我們判斷是否需立刻處理及排訂來診之時間.
14. 應診時請以健保卡掛號, 讓助理找出病歷; 如有健保處置則須付掛號 費及處置費.
15. 本院採預約制, 如無法於預約之時間來診, 請儘早來電告知; 並另訂來診之日期及時間.
16. 於應診預約當日, 患者如有發燒或感冒之現象, 請來電改約.
17. 刷牙與清潔在矯正牙齒中很重要, 請參考美加牙醫網頁之 牙齒保健 ”.
Every time you come to the clinic, whether you have been brushed your teeth or not; we suggest you to bring your own toothbrush to the clinic. Dr. Max will check on your tooth brushing condition.
During orthodontic treatment, always bring your toothbrush with you; we strongly suggest you brush your teeth after every meal. Improper oral hygiene can cause tooth decay and periodontal disease; the treatment fee for those diseases are not included in the orthodontic treatment.
It takes about one hours for the first time to put on the braces. The routine orthodontic adjustment will be performed around once a month, and it takes about 20 minutes.
Our assistants will instruct you how to brush your teeth with the braces on your teeth.
The assistant will also teach you how to use the special device for cleaning. Since the child's hand muscles are not fully developed, one may consider using an electric toothbrush. Using an electric toothbrush can reduce the occurrence of periodontal disease and tooth decay.
The tooth moving progress may cause some degrees of pain. That kind of discomfort is normal and generally does not requires any pain killers. during this period of time, consider eating soft food like pasta or dumplings.
During the beginning of orthodontic treatment, due to the thickness of the bracket, it may cause some discomfort to oral mucosa. During this period of time, try to talk slow and eat food that requires less chewing to avoid stimulation. Your central nerve system will adapt to the new oral environment.
We provide soft wax to cover the brackets, it will reduce the stimulation to your mucosa.
Orthodontic treatment requires patient’s cooperation. If you are instructed to wear the device inside or outside your mouth, please be cooperative; do not claim to increase or decrease the time or strength of those device. The incorrect wearing time of those device will Increase the treatment time.
If you are instructed by Dr. Max. to wear rubber bands, please be sure to wear them when you come to the clinic.
During the orthodontic treatment, please avoid cutting and tearing food with your teeth, this may cause the bracket loosen. (Such as bite on apples, chicken wings, sugar cane etc.). Patient can eat whatever they want as long as the food is cut in small size and chew slowly.