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Loose, broken or poking???

May 5th, 2014

Wondering what to do if you have something loose, broken or poking?  If you are having significant discomfort, please call our office as soon as possible, but also check out our website page for tips on how to deal with it until you can get into the office!

Halloween Candy That Won't Scare Your Orthodontist!

October 22nd, 2013

It's that time of year again, that strikes fear in orthodontic offices around the country...HALLOWEEN!! We understand you can't (and shouldn't!) miss out on the trick-or-treating fun, but we do ask that you watch what kinds of candy you are putting in your mouth...
Here is a short list of braces-friendly treats for you to enjoy:


Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (Dr. Forcier's personal favorite...)
Kit Kats
Plain M&M’s
3 Musketeers
Oreo’s & Soft Cookies
Hershey Bars & Hershey Kisses
Candy bars without caramel or nuts

BAD TREATS: these are the hard, sticky, chewy, crunchy candies

Hard candy (Jolly Ranchers)
Hard pretzels
Jelly beans
Candy Corn
Chewy Candy (Tootsie Rolls)
Caramel/Candy Apples

Keep in mind, if in doubt...go without! It's not worth breaking a bracket and prolonging your treatment for that piece of candy.

And as always, brush and floss after any sugary treat! Have a spook-tactular Halloween!!

-From your ghoulish friends at Forcier Orthodontics-