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Will braces damage my teeth?

With the proper care, braces will not damage your teeth. However, it’s important to follow the care instructions we give you to ensure that problems do not arise during your orthodontic treatment.

When you start your orthodontic treatment, our Specialist Orthodontist Dr. Purkayastha will give you some oral care instructions to follow. Don’t ignore them! While braces are meant to improve the aesthetic and functional aspects of your teeth, improper care can cause some damage to your teeth. However, if you follow our specialist orthodontist’s instructions, you will enjoy a smile that is problem-free at the end of your orthodontic treatment.

To avoid damaging your teeth during your time with braces, you will need to think about a tooth-friendly diet and take extra care while cleaning your teeth.

Foods or drinks that are high in acidity should be avoided during your orthodontic treatment. This is because while high acid foods and drinks can be healthy for you, low acid foods are healthier for your teeth. The staff at Norwest Orthodontics have put together a recipe book full of great meal ideas for you to enjoy during your orthodontic treatment.

You should also take extra care while cleaning your teeth while under orthodontic treatment. Clean your braces while you’re cleaning your teeth, and make sure to brush each tooth individually for the best results for your oral care. Flossing is great way to remove plaque from those hard-to-reach places!

Braces will not damage your teeth, but improper care can cause some problems during your orthodontic treatment. At Norwest Orthodontics, our Specialist Orthodontist Dr. Purkayastha will ensure that you are informed about how to take proper care of your teeth and braces during your orthodontic treatment to ensure that you enjoy a beautiful smile when it’s time to take those braces off. Contact Norwest Orthodontics on 9672 6113 and expect excellence today!

Will braces damage my teeth?

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