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