Oral Care with Braces

Brushing/Flossing

It’s more important than ever to brush and floss regularly when you have braces so the teeth and gums are healthy after orthodontic treatment. Patients who do not keep their teeth clean may require more frequent visits to their oral care specialist for a professional cleaning. Adults who have a history of gum disease should also see a periodontist during orthodontic treatment.

More and more people are getting braces today than ever before. The concept of beauty and hygiene has put more emphasis on healthy and straight teeth. If you have braces, you most likely know by now how important it is to take care of not only your braces but your teeth and your gums as well. You need to have enough discipline and be responsible for keeping your braces clean and in very good condition.