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Ultimate Guide to Travel Orthodontic Care: Braces Maintenance for Summer Adventures 

Posted on July 4, 2024

At Guymon Orthodontics, we want to be ensure your child’s braces stay in top shape during your summer getaways. We’ve put together some handy tips to help you navigate travel orthodontic care and maintain oral hygiene on the go. 

Travel Orthodontic Care Essentials: 

  1. Prepare a Portable Orthodontic Kit: 
  • Pack travel-sized toothbrushes, floss, orthodontic wax, and a mirror for easy access wherever your travels take you. 
  1. Stay on Top of Hydration: 
  • Encourage your child to drink plenty of water to wash away food particles and bacteria, keeping their braces clean and their mouth fresh. 

Braces Maintenance Made Easy: 

  1. Opt for Braces-Friendly Foods: 
  • Choose soft and easy-to-eat foods like mashed potatoes, smoothies, and pasta to prevent damage to the braces while on vacation. 
  1. Maintain Regular Cleaning Habits: 
  • Remind your child to brush after each meal and snack to prevent plaque buildup and maintain excellent oral hygiene. 

Tips for Oral Hygiene on the Go: 

  1. Embrace Travel-Sized Oral Care Products: 
  • Carry mini mouthwash and disposable floss picks for quick and convenient oral hygiene maintenance during your travels. 
  1. Plan a Pre-Vacation Consultation: 
  • Visit us at one of our five convenient locations in Meridian, Star, Nampa, Kuna, or Boise for any last-minute adjustments or concerns before your summer vacation. 

For any orthodontic questions or emergencies, feel free to contact Guymon Orthodontics at 208-898-0000. We’re here to support you and your child’s oral health every step of the way. 

Wishing you and your family a fun-filled and braces-friendly summer! 

Warm regards, Guymon Orthodontics 



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