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How Can I Avoid Bad Breath When I Have Braces?

Posted June 20, 2017

Bad breath can be quite inconvenient, especially when you have braces. However, there is a way you can avoid it. To help you know how to maintain a pristine and fresh breath, Dr. [doctor_name] and our orthodontic team have some helpful tips for you.

First, clean your smile regularly. You can do so by brushing and flossing after each time you eat. This can help you avoid bad breath because it can wash the food that gets stuck around your braces. If the food is left there, it can start to produce an odor, resulting in bad breath. If you have time, you can also rinse your mouth with mouthwash to achieve an even fresher breath.

Second, clean your tongue. Unfortunately, your tongue harbors countless amounts of bacteria that can create bad breath. If you clean your tongue regularly, whether you use a tongue scraper or your toothbrush, you can wash the bacteria away and improve your breath.

Third, visit your dentist for your six-month checkups. These appointments can especially help in preventing bad breath because the treatment involved will deeply clean your smile. This will remove the plaque and food particles that get stuck on your braces hardware and teeth. So, make sure to receive a dental cleaning and exam every six months.

To learn more about how to prevent bad breath when you have braces in [city], [state], please call [practice_name] at [phone] and schedule an appointment. We look forward to giving you the information you’re looking for!

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