Drrisingersmiles Accessibility Statement
Drrisingersmiles is committed to facilitating the accessibility and usability of its website,drrisingersmiles.com, for everyone. Drrisingersmiles 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). Drrisingersmiles 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 call us at (409) 924-0002 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org 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).
- 7900 Medical Center Blvd.
- Port Arthur, TX 77640
- 228A Country Lane
- Lumberton, TX 77657
Food to Avoid
While you are wearing braces, please avoid eating hard foods, sticky foods and foods high in sugar. Hard foods can break or damage the wires and brackets, and sticky foods can get caught between the wires and brackets. Minimize the amount of sugary foods you eat; the sugar can cause tooth decay and other related problems.
Examples of Sticky Foods to Avoid:
- Gum (sugar-free or regular)
- Sugar Daddies
- Tootsie Rolls
Examples of Hard Foods to Avoid:
- Hard taco shells
- Corn on the cob
- Apples and carrots (unless cut into small pieces)
- Jolly Ranchers
- Uncooked carrots (unless cut)
Minimize Sugary Foods Like:
- Ice Cream
Only Once a Day:
- Sweetened tea
- Drinks with sugar
We encourage patients to quit bad habits, such as fingernail biting, pencil and pen chewing and chewing on foreign objects. All of these activities can break or damage your braces.
It’s important to regularly check your braces for bent or loose wires and brackets. If you have a loose/broken wire or bracket, please call our office immediately to arrange a repair appointment.