Taking care of your mouth and braces will better ensure a life of healthy teeth. Your habits through the orthodontic phase can be more involved. There are steps that your Las Vegas orthodontist recommends you can take to assist in your orthodontic treatment and overall dental hygiene. In the end, your overall health will also benefit from such an approach.
Brush, Floss, Rinse, Repeat
Brushing, flossing and rinsing will never go out of style. For those with braces it is absolutely vital. Bacteria has triple the places to hide, especially between the spaces in each tooth. Your gums will strengthen from a new cleaning technique and added attention. Decay will have no place left to stay. If you are unsure of which steps to take, your favorite Las Vegas, NV orthodontist, Dr. Chen will gladly answer any questions you may have.
To ensure proper cleaning and maintenance of your braces, you can take the following steps:
- Brush after all snacks and meals with a fluoride toothpaste and soft bristled toothbrush
- replace your toothbrush at first sign of wear
- brush around all parts of the tooth and between your braces
- ensure that it’s shiny and clear around each bracket
- floss nightly and remove food particles underneath the braces wire
- rinse your mouth with mouthwash daily
A Clean Smile, A Healthy Smile
The brushing, flossing and rinsing routine can provide many benefits, including the prevention of gingivitis, de-calcification, and gum disease. The end result will be a healthy, straight smile you can be proud of. When you invest in braces for you or your loved one for your orthodontist in Las Vegas, NV, you want to get the most effective treatment for your money. These simple steps can ensure that your braces treatment is beneficial and successful in correcting dental concerns.
This information is not meant as medical advice. It is provided solely for education. Our Las Vegas orthodontics office would be pleased to discuss your unique circumstances and needs as they relate to these topics.
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