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Now that I Wear Braces, Do I Really to Give Up Coffee? - Straight Set Orthodontics

Straightset Orthodontics Accessibility Statement

Straightset Orthodonticsis committed to facilitating the accessibility and usability of its website, straightsetortho.com, for everyone. Straightset Orthodontics aims to comply with all applicable standards, including the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 up to Level AA (WCAG 2.0 AA). Straightset Orthodontics is proud of the efforts that we have completed and that are in-progress to ensure that our website is accessible to everyone.

If you experience any difficulty in accessing any part of this website, please feel free to email us at info@straightsetortho.com and we will work with you to provide the information or service you seek through an alternate communication method that is accessible for you consistent with applicable law (for example, through telephone support).

Now that I Wear Braces, Do I Really to Give Up Coffee?

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For both traditional braces and Invisalign, it would be best for you to avoid coffee during treatment. We realize that this may not be a reasonable option for some of you.

If you are an Invisalign wearer, this is what you need to know:

  • Hot coffee and tea can warp the plastic of your Invisalign trays. As you know, Invisalign aligners are custom fit to the shape of your mouth. If they no longer tightly fit, you cannot get optimal orthodontic results.
  • Coffee, tea, red wine, and soda can also stain your trays. These stains defeat the purpose of wearing Invisalign, which is nearly invisible to the naked eye.
  • If you still want to drink coffee, tea, red wine, and soda, remove the trays before you drink. Remember to clean them before you pop them back in.
  • Drinking iced coffee or iced tea out of a straw may reduce staining.

For those who wear traditional braces:

  • Dark-colored beverage such as coffee, tea, red wine, and soda can stain the brackets and bands of your braces.
  • They can also stain your teeth.
  • If you still choose to drink coffee, tea, red wine, and soda, rinse with water or mouthwash afterwards.
  • Drinking iced coffee or iced tea out of a straw may reduce staining.

Once we remove your braces, if you find staining exists from coffee or other beverages, you may want to try a professional whitening or at-home whitening treatment.

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