Did you know that you can impact your orthodontic treatment by taking care of your braces and carefully following your orthodontist’s instructions?
Don’t miss your appointments
Wear retainer and elastics exactly as prescribed
Immediately report any loose or broken bracket or retainer
Drink a lot of water
Maintain excellent oral hygiene (orthodontic tooth brush, interdental brushes, mouth wash, and flossing)
Avoid the following:
Sticky foods (chewing gum, caramel…)
Crunchy foods (popcorn, ice…)
Hard foods (nuts, candy…)
Foods you have to bite into (apple, carrot…)
Chewing on hard things (pen, fingernails …)
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