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Cleaning Your Teeth and Braces

Posted October 19, 2016

After getting braces from Dr. [doctor_name], it’s very important to keep in mind that when you’re wearing braces you’ll have to spend a bit of extra time and effort on cleaning your teeth and braces. If you don’t, you can develop cavities, gum disease, and other oral health problems that can complicate your orthodontic treatment and prolong the time you have to spend wearing braces.

To help ensure this doesn’t happen, our team here at [practice_name] put this piece together of a few tips to help you clean your braces and teeth while undergoing orthodontic treatment.

Wires can sometimes make it challenging to floss between your teeth and along the gumline. A floss threader is a simple, loop-shaped tool that can insert a strand of waxed dental floss into these places.

Interdental brushes have small-angled heads that help clean food particles and plaque from hard-to-reach places. This makes them very helpful when cleaning around bands and spacers.

An oral irrigator or dental water jet creates a small, concentrated stream of water that can loosen and wash away food particles. Just keep in mind that this is not a viable alternative to flossing.

It’s definitely a bit more work to clean your teeth when wearing braces, but doing so is worth it. If you need help, call us today at [phone].

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