It’s not just your teeth that need proper caring. Your braces need to be cared about as well.
Upon having braces, taking care of your teeth naturally becomes tougher as you would need to shed an extra effort. Caring for your braces should not be an option, it is a must. If you want to fully maximize the positive effect of your braces on your teeth, it is your responsibility to ensure that your braces are well taken care of.
Given their structure, braces naturally have tons of gaps for food to be left and trapped, which can potentially cause dental problems down the line. That’s why it is that important to brush your teeth and clean your braces regularly and as much as you can. Rinsing with mouthwash and flossing at least once a day also helps.
Another key to keeping your braces intact is taking off elastics and any other removable orthodontic appliance before every meal. That way, they can be spared of stuck food in the mouth.
Lastly, one of the most important things that you need to observe in caring for your teeth and braces is making sure you regularly pay your orthodontist a visit.
These may seem tiring and tedious at times but making sure your teeth and your braces are well maintained is a big factor in preventing oral health problems. The benefits that you and your teeth will get from proper oral hygiene will be worth all the effort.
Professional care for your teeth is as important as your observed daily oral hygiene.
Our dentists at Shinagawa can make the best recommendations specific to the needs of your teeth, further, they ensure your oral health as well through effective cleaning and check-ups.
To book your free dental appointment, call our Patient Care Lines (+632) 368 5238 | (+63) 917 862 7454 | (+63) 921 217 0517
Our experts are more than willing to help you attain the best oral health.