How to get the best smile possible


Useful hints to help get a great bite and smile

Follow instructions carefully and if you don’t remember simply ask again – we are here to help

Wear elastics prescribed by your doctor and follow their instructions. Poor elastic wear can have a big impact on your end result and how long you stay in braces

If you’re wearing SureSmile® or Invisalign aligners you must wear your aligners between 22 hours each and every day to keep your treatment on schedule and produce a good end result


Things to avoid eating include

  • Hard or sticky lollies such as redskins, minties, licorice
  • Eating meat off the bone
  • Chewing ice or eating ice cream with fillers such as choc chip cookies, and honey comb crunch
  • Chewing a pen or pencil
  • If you eat firm fruit or vegetables make sure you cut them up. e.g. apples, carrots, celery

Things that are OK to eat include

  • Chicken, stews and cut up meat such as a stake or chops
  • Fish
  • Pasta, rice, mashed potatoes
  • Fruit such as melon, grapes, oranges, kiwi fruit, mangoes, guava and bananas
  • Any flavor of plain ice cream

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