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All the hardware on your teeth, properly placed by Dr. James B. Macomson, doesn’t just sit on your teeth for a while and magically straighten them. In order to properly align your teeth, and ensure the alignment process goes as smoothly as possible, our team here at James B. Macomson, DDS, MSO, PA in Gastonia, North Carolina, we have to bring you into the office periodically for regular adjustment sessions.

These adjustment sessions are critical in getting your smile straight as quickly as possible, which is why it’s important you don’t miss them. If you know you have something coming up that will keep you from your next adjustment session, please call our orthodontic office at 704-867-3667 to reschedule. As a general rule of thumb, your orthodontist, Dr. James B. Macomson, tries to schedule adjustment sessions four to six weeks in advance. Not only does this give you ample time to reschedule an appointment, but it is also the usual window of time that your teeth need to accept their new position.

Of course, the adjustment appointment is about more than applying new tension to your teeth. It’s also a good opportunity to replace any hardware or spacers that have suffered some wear and tear. Good oral hygiene is also important for the alignment process. You should feel free to ask your James B. Macomson, DDS, MSO, PA orthodontist any questions about how to best clean any hard-to-reach places.

If you need to reschedule your next appointment or have questions for us regarding this treatment plan, call us today at 704-867-3667.