Trying to maintain a healthy diet takes preparation, dedication, and creativity. Sometimes it is hard to stay on track when there is so much going on every day. Finding time to prepare and eat healthy meals that also taste good can be a struggle and when limitations with braces get thrown in the mix, it can be even trickier. Fortunately, there are sites like BusyButHealthy.com, with a large selection of healthy meal solutions that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less!
We understand how important it is to plan healthy meals while taking into account dietary restrictions while wearing braces. With the Help of BusyButHealthy.com we have compiled a list of “Brace Friendly” Recipes! We are very happy to be able to offer some nutritious and delicious meal ideas that will help patients who have recently had their braces placed adjust to the new dietary restrictions. With everything from appetizers to entrees and even desserts, you will certainly be able to find something tasty to eat in South Surrey Smiles’ Food You Can Eat with Braces cookbook. In addition to this handy cookbook that shows what patients with braces can eat, it is important to keep in mind what foods can damage your braces. To help remind you, be sure to check the list of foods to avoid found here.
If you ever have any questions about adjusting to your braces and the dietary restrictions that come with them, feel free to ask one of the friendly experts at South Surrey Smiles. To get the book, just click on the “Download Now” button below.
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Dr. Lesley Williams is a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics. She grew up in Victoria, BC with her parents and two sisters.
After being awarded her Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree in 1989, Dr. Williams then spent six years as a dentist in general practice before deciding that she wanted to further her education by undertaking three extra years of highly specialized training in orthodontics. With her Masters in Science (Orthodontics) degree under her belt, she went on to sit the Orthodontic Specialty Fellowship exams through the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. To date, her status as an active leader in the orthodontic profession means that she holds the following qualifications and positions:
- Certified Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
- Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada
- Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics
- Examiner for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and the American Board of Orthodontics.
- Former president of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (representing 2900 orthodontists from the 4 western Canadian provinces and 8 western American states).
- Active member of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists.