Caring for your braces TUESDAY TIPS @ David McConville Orthodontics

Dental hygiene with fixed braces

Be happy to hear that Braces does not mean any more work brushing your teeth really! ..just a different style. Special toothbrushes, dental floss and water jets can help you. You should always make sure to brush your teeth and braces after each meal. As we said, it’s no big deal. It seems like a pain, but it is crucial!

Flossing
invisalign invisible-braces for adultsWe find Superfloss makes flossing much easier. You can get Superfloss from us at the clinic or from most good pharmacies. Alternatively, some people prefer to use floss threaders, which you can also get from us.

Push the end of the floss through the space between the main arch wire and upper part of the tooth closest to the gum. Work in a gentle back-and-forth motion between the two teeth — don’t use too much force around the arch wire. Products like the Airflosser are also very good.

Brushing
It’s important to brush at least two to three times a day.
Using a standard soft toothbrush, brush down from the top and up from the bottom of each tooth. An electric toothbrush is also fine.

The key is to spend enough time cleaning. Schedule it into your day and it will become easy! Your teeth will look even more beautiful after treatment:)

Once you’ve done this, you can use a proxabrush (otherwise known as a Christmas tree brush) — a brush designed especially for cleaning in between braces. Use several strokes in each direction before moving on to the next space between two braces. Keep going until all your teeth are clean.

Sounds easy yes:)

If you are considering braces and dont want the traditional fixed braces have a look at invisalign braces!

They are clear and removable! You can remove them to eat and brush your teeth! Book a FREE CONSULTATION HERE 

Any queries contact us on 071 91 50820 and we will be happy to help you!Weekly tips on caring for your teeth and braces

Weekly tips on caring for your teeth and braces @sligoanddonegalorthodontics.ie

 

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About David McConville Orthodontics

We are the premier provider of specialist dentistry to patients of all ages throughout the Northwest. Our Clinicians provide quality care from our contemporary dental clinics in Sligo and Donegal in the areas of ORTHODONTICS, ORAL SURGERY and IMPLANT DENTISTRY AND CONSCIOUS SEDATION In our state of the art facilities we use the latest technological advances to provide our patients with the best in specialist care in a non dental environment....
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