How to brush your teeth with braces?

04.12.2021 58

Installing braces changes not only the patient’s smile, but also the requirements for daily hygiene. Since the construction of a bracket system creates difficulties for brushing your teeth, this procedure should be carried out as often as possible, preferably after every meal, and sometimes after eating a single product.

In addition, cleaning should be carried out with special devices, as a result of which the patient for a long time forgets about using a classic toothbrush:

  • Brushes: V-shaped and single-beam. The V-shaped brush with a notch in the middle smoothly bends around the elements of the bracket system , cleaning the front, back and chewing parts of the teeth. Use a monobunched brush to brush your teeth near the gums, around braces and directly on the clasps.
  • Brushes, being an effective substitute for toothpicks, catch food residues with bristles and pull them out of hard-to-reach places.
  • Dental floss and superfloss (hard tip floss) help you clean up the spaces between your teeth.
  • An irrigator is a device that cleans in hard-to-reach places with a jet under a powerful pressure of water.

After installing braces , it is strictly forbidden to use regular toothpicks, chewing gum and home remedies for whitening.

TYPE OF SERVICES
Price, UAH
Metal braces, 3M brand, USA manufacturer (1 jaw)
Ceramic bracket system, 3M USA (1 jaw)
Orthodontic plates
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