How To Take Care of Your Braces


How to take Care of Your Braces.

Taking care of your braces can be hard, You will have braces for months or even years. It’s important to understand basic dos and don’ts.

  • Floss

Yes, it can be challenging to floss with your braces, but its the best way to prevent gum disease and other oral problems. Please ask Dr. Khan and our staff for floss threaders. Floss threaders will make it easier.  Make sure you save a few minutes each day to floss.

  • Avoid Hard Foods

A list of foods to avoid: toffee, caramel, and even gum. Hard food can break a bracket or wire. Try to avoid them if possible.

  • Wear Rubber Bands

Rubber bands may appear annoying but they are necessary. If you don’t wear rubber bands, it could increase the length you need braces. 

  • Chew With Your Back Teeth. 

Try to switch your eating habits. Using your front teeth can lead to damage. Try biting with your back teeth. 

Smile Studio Orthodontics is proud to serve Katy, Richmond, Fulshear, Sugar Land, and the surrounding Houston community with state-of-the-art orthodontic care. Since 2010, we have been well-respected for our signature beautiful smiles. Dr. Khan and his team are dedicated to the advancement of the orthodontic profession through continuous rigorous training and latest state-of-the-art dental technology. With over 10 years of orthodontic specialty experience, Dr. Khan has been fortunate to find academic success throughout his life and uses this same drive for perfection to give his patients the beautiful, confident smiles they deserve.