After you get your braces
Keeping your appointments
One of the most important parts of having braces is making sure that you see your dentist or orthodontist regularly. These appointments are not just check-ups; the adjustments are an essential part of your treatment.
Brushing and flossing
If you look at your braces closely, you will see a tiny ledge where the metal meets your tooth. This space may look really small to you, but to cavity-causing bacteria, it’s bigger than the Grand Canyon. It’s the most difficult place to clean.
Your dentist will discuss exactly how you should brush and floss, but here are a few tips:
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