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ORTHODONTIC ENGINEERING TOOLS OF THE TRADE S T E P 7 REVIEW APPOINTMENTS > You will have regular appointments which could vary between 4-12 week intervals. During these appointments, your doctor will monitor your progress, give you advice, carry out any interventions or issue you with your next progressive series of aligners. > Interproximal reduction may need to be carried out at certain review appointments before you move onto specific aligners. > You will notice gradual movements throughout each stage of your treatment, until eventually your teeth are repositioned for an even and healthy smile. S T E P 8 A OR S T E P 8 B MID COURSE CORRECTION ALIGNERS (MCC) > If clinically necessary, impressions or a scan and photographs will be taken for a series of midcourse correction aligners to be made for you. > Mid-course corrections are sometimes required if initial aligners are not fitting correctly or the treatment goals have changed. > By having mid-course correction aligners your treatment length will be extended. > Mid-course correction is only appropriate to certain Invisalign treatments and can only be ordered by your doctor. REFINEMENT ALIGNERS > If clinically necessary, impressions or a scan and photographs will be taken for a series of refinement aligners to be made for you. > Refinement aligners are sometimes required if any final adjustments need to be made to the teeth (for example: minor tooth movements or closing of any gaps). > By having refinement aligners your treatment length will be extended. > The type of Invisalign treatment you are having will determine how many sessions of refinements you can have. S T E P 9 RETENTION > Once you have completed all of your treatment, you will need to protect your new smile with retainers. > Your orthodontist will prescribe the most suitable retention device for you based on your clinical needs. > Retainers will keep your teeth in their new position so you can enjoy a long lasting smile. 105 Smiles & F aces The Comprehensive Guide To Orthodontics Octagon Orthodontics www.octagonorthodontics.com ORTHODONTIC BRACES


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