Dental Care

Tips on How to Maintain Dental Braces

So you just got braces? They seem pretty uncomfortable, but you will eventually get used to them and once you see the finished product, you will be happy about your new transformed smile.

However, in order for the treatment to be effective, you need to practice proper maintenance. Listed below are some tips to maintain oral health while undergoing orthodontic treatment.

  • Brushing – Brush as you normally would, small circular motion. Clean the area between the gums and braces by angling the brush down (up for the lower jaw). Clean the rest of the outside of the teeth by angling the brush up (down for lower jaw). Carefully brush the chewing surface of the upper and lower jaw. Finish off by brushing the inside of the teeth. Continue Reading…
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