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Easter is a wonderful holiday full of Easter egg hunts, yummy treats and family time. You don’t want to put a damper on your day by suffering problems with your braces, do you? We are happy to help you avoid braces issues as much as possible on Easter. To help you, we encourage you to do the following things:

-Avoid chewy and sticky candies: Chewy and sticky candies can break your appliance by pulling the brackets off the teeth and even bending the wires. They can also cling to the teeth and braces and promote dental issues, like cavities. So, please stick to more braces-friendly treats.

-Wear a mouthguard: Sometimes Easter egg hunts require the use of a mouthguard, especially if there is money involved. Some people become vicious when searching for treasure, so it’s best to protect your smile and braces with a mouthguard so you don’t suffer injuries when you suffer a blow to the face.

-Clean your smile and appliance: Make sure to brush and floss your teeth and braces regularly throughout the day, like after each meal and snack. This can help you maintain a top-notch smile and appliance as well as help you avoid dental problems.

For more information and details about how to avoid problems with braces in Glendale, Arizona, please contact New Image Dentistry & Orthodontics today at 623-825-9445. Our orthodontic team will be more than happy to give you the answers and help you need, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Dr. Daniel Cloward, Dr. Robert Balcar, and Dr. Azfar Siddiqui look forward to hearing from you!