Tips for Cleaning Your Teeth with Braces

March 6, 2014

When you’re wearing braces, it becomes even more important to brush and floss your teeth thoroughly. Food debris and plaque easily becomes trapped in the many crevices of your brackets. Orthodontists often recommend using a floss threader to make it easier to floss with braces. A floss threader can help you maneuver the floss under the archwire. Remember to apply the floss to both sides of each tooth.

Watch this video for more helpful tips on maintaining your oral hygiene while undergoing orthodontic treatment. You’ll learn which type of toothbrush you should use and when you should call your orthodontist about possible problems with your braces.

Seligman Orthodontics offers comprehensive orthodontic treatment for New York City residents. To schedule a consultation, call our office on Park Avenue at (646) 681-8519.

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