What to Do Before Starting Your Orthodontic Treatment
What to Do Before Starting Your Orthodontic Treatment

Getting some braces soon? You must be really excited or nervous, I meant to say. Looking at the expected result from wearing adult braces, you should get ready for it will be worth the fight. Wearing adult braces is not as easy or difficult as people have thought it to be. During this time, you may find yourself enjoying it or sulking all through. It all depends on your mindset.

Now, before you get your braces on, you have to first

Get yourself prepared for the treatment

You can do this by gathering all the information you will need to undergo this treatment successfully. Take your time to ask your dentist about the dos and don’ts of using adult braces London and prepare your mind to abide by them. Your dentist will tell you the foods you should and shouldn’t eat and will also give you some of the reasons you should avoid what should be avoided. These you should abide by.

Enjoy all the meals you will have to avoid like it’s your last time of having it before starting to wear the adult braces.

This is more like ‘getting closure’ if you will allow me call it that. Take out time to eat everything (or those you can) before commencing the treatment and tell yourself you will not eat them again till the treatment is over. Listed below are some of the foods that you won’t be expected to eat after you have commenced your treatment.

  • Raw carrot
  • Seeds and nuts
  • Popcorns
  • Beef jerky
  • Crusty bread
  • Hard candy
  • Bagels, etc.

Have a good oral hygiene

Using adult braces will demand to employ new materials and techniques to keep the mouth clean. It is advised that before you go in for the new way of keeping your teeth and gums clean, you should enjoy using your normal fluoride toothpaste, toothbrush and dental floss to brush. You will be happy you did when you get your brackets and wire on.

You will be properly addressed by your dentist on how to clean your teeth before the adult braces are fixed. For now, the best thing you can do for yourself is to enjoy brushing while it lasts.

Create the last memories with your misaligned teeth

You will be getting a transformation, and within a short period, you will no longer be with your misaligned teeth so you should do something that will remind you of the time you had them. Taking pictures will help you have a great memory. You can also go out with your family or do something spectacular as a way of celebrating your last day with the teeth before commencing your treatment.

Having a picture with the misaligned teeth will help you have a ‘before’ picture. You will appreciate this after your teeth have been corrected.

Enjoy your last free Day

People usually become anxious at the thought of using adult braces in London, and this makes them miss out on the fun of their last free day. Using adult braces is not serving a punishment or going into bondage, but there will definitely be a difference between the time you were without adult braces and the time you have them on. So, the best thing you can do is to let go of the fear and anxiety and catch so fun with family and friends and the foods and drinks you will be avoiding during the treatment.

Depending on the severity of your case, you may be asked by your dentist to use the adult braces for a year or more. This may feel like it is too long a time, but you should get encouraged by the fact that your smile will get better after the procedure. You don’t have to panic; there are some painless adult braces made from new technology that will help you go through it with little or no discomfort.

Every stage of life is worth celebrating, especially your last days with misaligned teeth. Be happy, not of how your teeth are but because of how they will be after removing your adult braces at last. The duration may be lengthy, but the result will definitely be worth it.

We are good at making smiles better. You can book an appointment with us at Adult Braces Clinic by contacting us to get your braces and advance your smile.

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