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Have you run out of New Year’s resolution ideas? If so, our orthodontist, Dr. Scott Vincent, has a recommendation for you: make a resolution for your braces! If you focus on your braces this year, you could have a better orthodontic treatment, you could have a top-notch appliance, and you might even get your braces off faster! Some resolutions you could make include:

-Regularly attend your orthodontic adjustment appointments

-Don’t break your appliance (This means you need to stay away from hard-to-eat and sticky foods that break the brackets and bend the wires)

-Protect your mouth with a mouthguard when you participate in high-contact sports and activities

-Brush after every meal and snack

-Floss regularly (You should floss at least once a day. If you can floss more, do it)

-Receive a dental cleaning and exam every six months

-Use your orthodontic bands the way they are supposed to be used

-Clean your teeth and braces before every orthodontic adjustment appointment

If you have any questions about these braces resolutions in Sandy, Utah, please contact Vincent Team Orthodontics at 801-495-2560 when you have the chance. Our orthodontic team is happy to help you in any way we can, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to your phone call!