Diet and Orthodontics

Diet during Orthodontic Treatment

The various components of orthodontic braces can be very fragile and become detached or damaged if you consume certain foods and drinks. This will invariably prolong your treatment since these components will have to be replaced.

See also: Early Diagnosis | Preventative Treatments | Oral Hygiene

The correct diet during orthodontic treatment ensures that your braces remain safe and functional, and of course that your teeth remain healthy! Having orthodontic brackets on your teeth can also make cleaning more difficult and hence good oral hygiene habits become even more crucial during orthodontic treatment.

Here are some guidelines that can help you to get the best out of your treatment:

A healthy balanced diet with good oral hygiene care is important for the most optimal outcome for your orthodontic treatment.

If you have any concerns or would like further help please ask your hygienist, orthodontic therapist or our specialist orthodontist. They would all be happy to help.

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