Your orthodontic brackets and wires look great and are performing an important task of moving your teeth in to ideal alignment to create a healthy bite. Taking care of your brackets and wires includes paying attention to what you eat – as some foods that were your favorite before braces may have to be avoided until brackets come off.
General Dentists at Metro Dental in Harvest Hillswant every patient’s orthodontic treatment to be a happy time – and that includes mealtimes. Eating with orthodontic brackets and wires isn’t necessarily tricky, but care is needed in choosing food that won’t damage orthodontic gear. Damaged appliances and brackets can slow treatment time and mean an additional visit to the dentist, so avoiding certain treats and food is recommended to maintain treatment goals and timing.
Other foods like popcorn and corn on the cob can be tricky to eat with braces – and pose challenges when it comes to brushing and flossing. Braces don’t have to be worn forever so try to avoid foods that can damage orthodontic brackets – that way your treatment will stay on track and your braces get to come off on time.
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Family dentists in NW Calgary offering comprehensive dental care for your whole family. We look forward to serving surrounding communities Harvest Hills, Beddington Heights, Panorama Hills, Northern Hills, Country Hills, Edgemont, Hamptons, and beyond!
We hope to create a friendly and relaxing atmosphere for your visits and our trained staff will place your comfort as their top priority.
METRO DENTAL CARE
40 Country Hills Landing NW Unit 210