Pediatric Dentistry of Suffolk County I & II
Commack (631) 486-6364
Medford (631) 320-0880
Pediatric Dentistry of
Suffolk County I & II wants to make sure your child has a pain-free
experience with braces. It's important to teach your child how to prevent any
unnecessary food build-up. Eating the wrong foods can cause your child pain and
extend the period of time he or she needs braces.
Oral-B has provided some great tips on
what to eat and what not to eat while your child has their braces on.
Your child is better off avoiding foods that are sticky and
gummy such as candy, gum and caramel. Popcorn and nuts may not be the best foods to choose at this time either because they tend to get stuck in hard to reach spots behind
When eating foods like fruits and bagels, your child should
eat them in small pieces because biting down into food can lead to the food getting stuck in the wires.
Another helpful tip is to cut the corn off the cob, rather than having your child bite into it.
Pediatric Dentistry of Suffolk County I & II recommends a child with braces to
brush four times a day or after every meal. Come visit us for a cleaning or any
orthodontic related service. For more information on our practice, please visit www.supermolar.com.
For further tips on braces from Oral-B, please CLICK HERE.
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