Orthodontics: How to Have a Good Spring Break With Your Braces

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Do you want a spring break full of fun times with family and friends? If so, then you most likely want to avoid orthodontic issues with your braces. Unfortunately, if you’re not careful, you can damage your braces and suffer the consequences. This can put a damper on your spring break. But, our orthodontist, Dr. Matthew Ghiz, is happy to give you the tips you need to have the good spring break you want with braces. Those tips are:

-Pack your oral hygiene kit: This is important because you’ll need the essentials of caring for your smile and braces. Cleaning your teeth, gums and appliance can help you avoid dental and orthodontic problems and it can help you keep your smile and braces in the best shape possible.

-Pack your mouthguard: Your mouthguard can help you prevent damage to your braces and smile when you participate in high-contact activities. In fact, it can help you avoid broken brackets as well as broken and knocked-out teeth. So, make sure to pack and wear your mouthguard.

-Avoid chewy and sticky foods: Chewy and sticky foods can pull the brackets off the teeth and even break wires. So, avoid those foods as much as possible and sticky to braces-friendly foods.

Call Out Of This World Dentistry & Orthodontics today at 801-571-6751 if you have any questions or if you would like to know more about braces in Draper, Utah. Our orthodontic team will be more than happy to give you the tips, information and details you need. We look forward to your phone call!