When it comes to your oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment, it can be even more important to stick to your routine. Debris from food is much more likely to get stuck in the mouth when braces are present, if neglected this can result in heavy discoloration and even tooth decay. So be sure to keep up with dental care and our oral hygiene instructions so that your teeth are ready to show off once your orthodontic treatment is complete! Here are some oral hygiene instructions you should be following during your orthodontic treatment:
When it comes to oral hygiene and brushing with braces, there are few important things to keep in mind:
Flossing with braces can be a little more difficult; it is however extremely important for maintaining optimal oral health and oral hygiene during your orthodontic treatment. We recommend flossing with braces at least once a day.
Those that opt for Invisalign or Invisalign Teen don’t have to worry about special brushing or floss for braces as the clear aligners can be removed each time you practice at-home dental care. With Invisalign, oral hygiene and proper dental care may be easier to maintain, especially for teens. Have additional questions about oral hygiene instructions? Let us know.