Life With Braces

Now that you have your braces, how do you take care of them? It's important for you to know how to properly take care of your braces, and your teeth, throughout your entire orthodontic treatment.

Living with Braces in Coquitlam, BC

Eating with Braces

While undergoing orthodontic treatment, you will need to take special care to avoid any foods that could damage your new appliances. » Learn More

Managing Soreness

It's quite normal for your mouth to feel sore when you first get braces, and after adjustments. These tips will help you manage any discomfort you're feeling. » Learn More

Loose Wires & Bands

The wires and bands on your braces may come loose. If this happens, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can check and repair your appliance. » Learn More

Appliance Care

Damaged appliances can increase the length of your treatment process, so be sure to take care of all your appliances very carefully. » Learn More

Playing Sports

Game, Set, Match — we have great news for athletes: you can play sports while undergoing orthodontic treatment! » Learn More

Brushing & Flossing

When you have braces, it's very important to brush and floss after every meal in order to keep your teeth and gums healthy throughout your treatment. » Learn More

Retainer Instructions

Follow these instructions carefully to best care for your retainer during your orthodontic treatment. » Learn More

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