Bite Pads

Posted Sep 29th, 2016 in Patient Information

Bite Pads

What are bitepads? Read below to learn more about your orthodontic treatment.


BITE PADS

What are bitepads?

Blue coloured tooth cement/resin called Band-Lok®

When might I use a bitepad?

It is used to protect the bite usually when the braces are initially placed

Why would I need a bitepad?

This bonding allows a secure biting surface in the back teeth for chewing while protecting the front teeth from hitting on the braces

How long do I have to use a bitepad for?

The bite changes as the teeth align and the bite pads will be removed once they are no longer required

How do I eat with a bitepad?

At first, chose soft foods and cut into small pieces. Once the bite adjusts it becomes more comfortable to eat most foods

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