Home Care Info!
Now that you have braces on, we hope you will help us to give you your beautiful new smile by following some simple but IMPORTANT rules:
-Hard foods, Sticky foods, and foods high in sugar content.
These foods may do damage by distorting wires, loosening cement under the bands or brackets and/or breaking your appliances. Foods high in sugar content may stain your teeth or cause cavities.
-Ice, Popcorn-Nuts-Lifesavers- GUM -Caramel-Taffy-Gummy Candy-Jolly Ranchers
-CUT INTO PIECES : Apples-Pears-Corn on the Cob-Bagels-Pizza Crust-Tough Meats-Chicken Wings
-NO CHEWING ON: Pens- Pencils- Fingernails- Bottle tops- Hard Objects
-MAINTAIN PROPER ORAL HYGIENE:
Brush & Floss after each meal!
-KEEP YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS:
Your progress needs to be monitored on a regular basis.
-FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS VERY CAREFULLY:
Wear appliances and rubber bands exactly as you are told!!!!
-SEE YOUR DENTIST EVERY 3-6 MONTHS
You need to see your dentist for a checkup and cleaning at least twice a year!!!