Life With Braces

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Now that you have your braces, how do you take care of them? It's important for you to know what to expect from your orthodontic treatment, and how to properly take care of your braces and other orthodontic appliances.


Diet & Food Choices

Before you can start enjoying some of the treats you love, you will need to take special care to avoid any foods that could damage your new orthodontic appliances. » Learn More

Oral Hygiene

When you have braces, it’s very important to brush and floss after every meal in order to keep your teeth and gums healthy throughout the treatment process. » Learn More

Appliance Care & Mouth Guards

Damaged appliances can increase the length of your treatment process, so be sure to take good care of them! » Learn More

Pain Management & Emergencies

You can expect some mild discomfort at various points throughout your orthodontic treatment, but luckily, orthodontic emergencies are largely avoidbale with proper care! » Learn More

Retainers

Wear your retainer full time, until the doctor instructs otherwise. Take your retainer out when eating… and always put it in its case! » Learn More

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