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Thank you for choosing Mortenson Orthodontics for your orthodontic needs! For our current patients, we have collected several resources about braces, appliances and more to help you make the most of your orthodontic experience. See below.

Things to Avoid While In Braces/Appliances

For some patients, having braces may involve changing some eating habits. Click here to learn more!


Have some discomfort and not sure how to fix it? Click here to get directions in case of an orthodontic emergency.

How to Brush

Braces can create more ways to trap food and bacteria in your teeth. Click here to learn the correct way to brush and floss with braces.


If you have received an orthodontic appliance as part of your treatment Click here for basic maintenance instruction.