Taking Care of Your Teeth
For patients having orthodontic treatment done, careful dental hygiene is extremely important. Braces can trap food very easily and removing it is always a challenge. If caught food doesn’t get removed right away, it will lead to the plaque buildup that lends its hand to the risk of developing halitosis, gum disease and tooth decay. This is why cleaning your braces requires dedication.
Here are some orthodontic maintenance techniques that may help you:
Other Helpful Tips
A Proxabrush is an interdental (between the teeth) toothbrush that you may use to clean underneath and around your wires and braces. Use the Proxabrush gently to avoid damaging your wires. The Proxabrush will help you to clean your braces while maintaining healthy teeth and gums.