Braces - vacation. What will happen if I don't get my wires tightened for six months?
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Braces - vacation
Thanks for your question. Unsupervised care is not good, that is why you are required to be seen every month or so. The specialist checks that your appliances are intact and you are on track with the plan. Leaving for 6 months will delay your treatment. Most specialist will not see you if you are not a patient of record.
Best of luck!
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