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Main Orthodontics has you covered for all your patient needs

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Brace Relief Silicon Wax where quality is the key! This medical grade silicone does not melt or become hard and crumbly, has absolutely no taste or smell, remains pliable when drinking hot liquids and can be moulded across the entire labial area to form protective mouthguard for musicians and athletes. 

Product Ref: 4000-021 CH2 Order Code: 2107426
Home Care Kit. To make it easy for patients (and for you!) we have our Most Popular Pack ready to go! Our Home Care Kit has an ideal selection of products to help your patients look after their new fixed brace, and also to help them maintain good oral hygiene, during orthodontic treatment.

Product Ref: HCK-8693A CH2 Order Code: 2082506

Retainer Home Care Pack. If your patients are at the next phase of their treatment or just needing a retainer, we have made it easy by bringing you our Retainer HomeCare Pack. Once patients have had their braces removed, this homecare pack contains a unique range of products to help patients clean and care for their Hawley or vacuum formed orthodontic retainers:

Product Ref: 8000-601 CH2 Order Code: 2289442
Mini Aligner Pack. Likewise for Aligners we now also keep a mini Aligner Pack for you to sell to or include as part of your treatment plan for patients. This pack has been put together to help aligner patients remove their aligner clean thoroughly, and then re-seat back in mouth. 

Product Ref: 8000-603 CH2 Order Code: 2289451
Toothbrush and Timer 

And remember “don’t forget to pack your toothbrush" and timer! 

Toothbrush Product Ref: 8000-521 CH2 Order Code: 2082468

Timer Product Ref: 8000-556 CH2 Order Code: 2082482
  • Katrina Ginsburg

Welcome to Winter

Brrrrrr! Well the cold front certainly arrived along with the first day of winter….and we are in the full swing of our beloved winter sports. Remind your patients to “keep injury at bay and buy a mouthguard today!"

Creating the ideal smile in the best possible way

When it comes to orthodontics, each patient is a unique case. Creating their ideal smile means balancing many variables, including treatment effectiveness, visibility, and time. Our range of innovative and aesthetic solutions provides the options dental professionals need. By providing quality and best in class retainers, and continually improving each treatment method within it, we help dental professionals create the ideal smile for each patient in the best possible way.





FLEXVIEW IPR STRIPS
  • Use for optimal visibility during interproximal stripping
  • Gateway area allows easy access for IPR stripping and finishing
  • Narrow and wide packs of 10 available
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SPACEFILE IPR SYSTEM
  • Files feature ventilation holes to allow low temperature operation and prevent clogging
  • Files, grip and inner tray are autoclavable


IPR GAUGE SET
  • Used during Interproximal Reduction (IPR) to measure and confirm space.
  • Includes six gauges
  • Stainless steel and Autoclavable
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BLUE SEPARATING MODULES
  • These highly elastic separators provide a gentle continuous force to create interproximal space prior to banding.
  • Rebecca Schaffler

Does your practice accommodate for the oral care of people with special needs?

Taking into consideration the care of the elderly or people with additional sensory, physical and intellectual needs can be difficult to navigate. Ensuring your staff can alleviate anxieties and increase comfort can go a long way in the care of your patients. Dental issues and difficulty with self care can be associated with many people with a disability and simply being aware of these can be of benefit to your patients and their carers.

There are so many issues to think of we have written some tips that may help.
    Here are some tips that may help in your practice:
    • When making appointments ask them to consider the best time of the day for them and keep appointments as short as possible, 
    • Consider the patients pain threshold, ability to sit still and muscle control including saliva flow, 
    • People with sensory or intellectual issues may need sedation,
    • Those who are aged or live with a physical disability may need additional assistance even getting into the room or dental chair,
    • Children with autism often benefit from having the same staff each visit,
    • Consider the sensory impact such as excess glare in the elderly (perhaps putting down the blinds), using a television for distraction, or turning it off if sensory overload is an issue,
    • Check if their hearing is impacted and if music is too loud, or if can they hear you,
    • Consider printing easy-to-read follow-on instructions for the carer of those with intellectual disabilities or picture images for children who may benefit, such as this PECS dental image card, 
    • Investigate using self ligating brackets which are easier to change, or clear aligners which can be cleaned more easily over braces and are less distracting for some, or braces for complicated cases or for those who may play with their clear aligner.
    • Encourage a brushing routine and timer due to dental complications, 
    • Remember that confidence and a good looking smile may be important to them too. 
    Another great resource of educational factsheets for people with Autism and Down Syndrome are shared here by the Special Care Dentistry Association
    • Rebecca Schaffler

    Aesthetic confidence for your patients

    Aesthetic archwires that perform like non-coated archwires...with long-lasting aesthetics for patients
    Now you can fulfill your patients aesthetic orthodontic requirements, without compromising the clinical performance and efficiency of their treatment.

    Euroform® Cosmetic archwires have a negligible .0008'' Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) coating, which is resistent to staining, and impervious to cracking or chipping when the wire is bent or deformed. 

    The advanced technology coating process is superior to traditional teflon coated archwires providing similar levels of clinical performance to non-coated archwires, due to low frictional resistance.

    EUROFORM®COSMETIC TOOTH COLOURED STAINLESS STEEL ARCHWIRES 
    NEW stainless steel aesthetic archwires with durable, stain resistant coating and extra smooth surface perfect to fulfil aesthetic requirements. 
    ORDER Product Ref / CH2 Order code: 5511-


    EUROFORM® TOOTH COLOURED SUPER ELASTIC NT ARCHWIRES 
    Super-Elastic nickel titanium archwires that perform like non-coated archwires...with long-lasting aesthetics for patients.
    ORDER Product Ref / CH2 Order code: 5523-

    TOOTH COLOURED STAINLESS STEEL ARCHWIRES 
    Tooth coloured long twisted ligatures made from soft stainless steel wire with an aesthetic coating. 
    ORDER Product Ref: 5000-112 CH2 Order Code: 2080020

    TOOTH COLOURED QUICKLIGS

    Tooth coloured short twisted ligatures with simple twist on technique and easy placement with mosquito forceps or quicktie instrument.
    ORDER Product Ref: 5000-210 CH2 Order Code: 2080037

    THE BUTTON BONDER 10 TIPS AND HANDLE
    Mould allows you to make a tooth coloured lingual button using your own light cured composition.
    ORDER Product Ref: 9000-609 CH2 Order Code: 2083251

    BRACKET BONDER 10 TIPS AND HANDLE
    Wire Bonder mould allows you to produce neat tooth coloured lingual retainers without the mess. 
    ORDER Product Ref: 9000-615 CH2 Order Code: 2083268
    • Rebecca Schaffler

    MOUTHGUARD SEASON IS HERE

    Many well established associations give support to the need for custom fitted or specialised mouth-guards and now is the time to send reminders to your clients and even local sporting teams. 

    The Australian Dental Association reports thousands of people are treated for dental injuries that could have been avoided with protective custom fitted mouth-guards. 

    Mouthguards help to protect not only the teeth but the lips, tongue, cheeks, gums and may shield the brain from concussion by acting as a shock absorber. 

    The Academy for Sports Dentistry suggests a custom-made mouthguard as they:

    • Provide the most protection and comfort.

    • Cover all teeth and cushion the jaw.

    • Has no interference with speech or breathing.

    • Is adjustable for all sports.

    Or for those with braces consider our ready made options. 

    For further reading: Read the Academy article here. 2014 Science Daily report claims that Custom-made mouthguards may reduce athletes risk of concussion the study here. And another great article from University of Missouri-Kansas City here.

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    TOTALGARD MOUTHGUARDS - CLICK TO BUY FROM CH2

    The standard boil-n-bite or custom made mouth guards have always been difficult for children in braces to wear. The TotalGard™ Atheletic Mouthguard was designed by an orthodontist to fit over all braces and orthodontic appliances (i.e. palatal expanders/retainers). It was designed to fit comfortably and not interfere with orthodontic treatment. It helps protect both upper and lower teeth.

    TotalGard is available in 3 sizes to fit all athletes.

     

    DOUBLEGARD - CLICK TO BUY FROM CH2

    Doublegard protects your sports-active orthodontic patients

    • Stays comfortably in place, ensuring protection

    • Adapts to teeth and appliances

    • Prevents breathing and gagging problems

    • Can’t be swallowed or dislodged on impact

    • Loose fit ensures no interference with bracket movement. 

    • Comfortable soft plastic will not impinge on soft tissue. 

    • No rubbery taste. 

    • Spring action hinge adapts to any occlusion and prevents dislodging. 

    • Junior size for primary dentition. 

    ESSIX® LAMINATED SPORTS MOUTHGUARD MATERIAL - CLICK TO BUY FROM CH2 
    Custom sports mouthguards can help protect your patients' teeth while playing contact sports.

    • Two laminated layers of protection

    • An 1/8" plastic insert helps protect the incisal edges of teeth

    • Not made with natural rubber latex or BPA

    • Available in various thickness and colours

    ESSIX® SPORTS MOUTHGUARD MATERIAL - CLICK TO BUY FROM CH2 

    Use to create custom sports mouthguards for children and young adults participating in low-contact sports.

    • Not made with natural rubber latex or BPA

    • Available in various thickness and colours

     

    • Katrina Ginsburg