It’s a long journey, but we all know how difficult it’s to swear off some delicious snacks because of dreadful braces. Going to movies with your friends and not being able to enjoy some popcorn is one of the toughest challenges we can face, but it’s one we have to because the overall health of our mouth depends on it. That’s why it’s important to take proper care of your braces, so they can take care of your teeth. Other than avoiding some types of foods, one of the most important ways to take care of your braces is by doing proper cleaning.
Make sure to brush your teeth after every meal! In reality everyone should do this, regardless if you have braces or not. It doesn’t matter if you’re at school, work or even eating out. Make this into a life choice for overall teeth health and in a group picture your smile will shine the brightest.
Every night before bed make sure to use mouth wash, it doesn’t take more than thirty seconds and kills the majority of bacteria in your mouth. The most hated part of teeth health is flossing and with braces just makes it that much more dreadful, but it’s a necessary thing. Use dental needle to be able to thread under all of the wires.
Your Tijuana Dentist probably told you all about the forbidden foods and told you that you needed to sacrifice them for as long as you had braces. Well nothing is truly forbidden, but some foods are just best avoided. If you had a little every now and then it wouldn’t hurt you, but it’s still best to avoid certain foods. Chewy foods, candies or anything with seeds in them, such as popcorn, should be avoided. It’s better to just wait for the braces to come off. Foods like that can make it so that it takes longer to get your braces off. Let’s face it everyone wants to get their braces off as soon as possible. Make those snacks into a reward. When you complete the braces process, you can reward yourself with all of the snacks you withheld on.
The health of your mouth is crucial. Many people take it for granted, but if you don’t properly take care of it all of the bacteria will ruin your teeth. If you have any more questions, call Tijuana Dental Studio to schedule your appointment, and we’ll be glad to answer any questions you may have. We are your best options and most affordable dentist in Tijuana.