When cleaning your mouth while you are wearing braces, you need to pay special attention not only to your teeth and gums, but also to the brackets and wires. Here are 10 simple steps for keeping your teeth, gums and braces in great shape: If your orthodontist has fitted you with elastics, remove them before […]
Information for Orthodontic Patients
The following posts give you information on caring for your braces.
When you first arrive at out office our reception staff will guide you through the registration requirements. You will then be ushered to our private consultation room where your Orthodontist will complete an initial orthodontic examination. Your orthodontist will then detail: the nature of the orthodontic problem possible consequences of this problem possible treatment options […]
There are foods that can loosen, break or bend your appliance. Avoid hard foods such as nuts and hard biscuits. Foods such as apples and carrots should be chopped into small pieces before eating to reduce the stress on your braces. Avoid sticky foods such as lollies, toffees, muesli or fruit bars. No chewing gum! […]