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What happens if I don’t clean my teeth properly during orthodontics?

2021-04-07
Every day, many people ask how to brush their teeth during orthodontics, how to use interdental brushes, etc... During orthodontic treatment, it is indeed necessary to pay more attention to oral hygiene than ordinary people!

The ideal is full, the reality may be very skinny. Wearing braces is just the beginning, and you must brush your teeth well during this time.

Otherwise, after removing the braces, your teeth may be:


Tooth demineralization→chalky plaque→decayed decay→red and swollen gums→dental calculus→various periodontal diseases→fall...

Therefore, orthodontic buddies, must brush their teeth correctly and normatively.

In addition to how to brush, there are some minor issues and details for everyone to add~

How many times should I brush my teeth in a day?

It is recommended to brush your teeth as long as you eat. It's not just breakfast, lunch and dinner. Don't worry about it. After all, there is only one pair of teeth. Oh, by the way, you have to do it before the follow-up.

Every tooth must be involved from the inside to the outside, including the lip surface, tongue surface, and occlusal surface. Special attention is that around the appliance, the residual bacteria are particularly easy to gather here, and it must be carefully brushed clean.


China Dental Lab tell you How many times should I brush my teeth in a day?

Brackets block, normal vertical brushing cannot be completed, so we recommend rotating brushes.


When cleaning the surface of the teeth, the brush head gently makes circular motions on the surface of each tooth. Then the toothbrush and the gums are at a 45° angle, so that the bristles enter the gap between the appliance and the tooth surface and brush lightly.

The rotating brush can clean most of the soft dirt around the tooth surface and brackets.

Floss at least once a day before going to bed

Don’t think that you can’t use dental floss if you wear braces. Let’s find out about the floss threader to help you floss~

Use dental floss to clean under the arch wire, adjacent to the teeth, and other parts that cannot be cleaned by a toothbrush. Dental floss is a close partner to protect dental health!

The small dead corners are handed over to the interdental brush to clean

The brush head of the interdental brush is much smaller than the toothbrush. It can clean the plaque between the teeth deeply, and can also clean the residue in the appliance.

Use mouthwash together

If conditions do not permit, try to clean your teeth with mouthwash after eating.

Teeth flushing device (water floss)

Teeth flushers are not a substitute for brushing and flossing. It can clean toothbrushes and interdental gaps and gingival sulcus that cannot be cleaned between teeth. It also has a good cleaning effect on oral mucosa and tongue coating.

If you are wearing removable invisible appliances, just follow the BASS brushing method to clean your teeth. Just add one step, clean the braces, manually brush or buy a sonic cleaner from a treasure.

Brush your teeth carefully during the treatment, don't be lazy, so that the road to braces is no longer difficult and dangerous! Bring beauty closer! Floss less once before going to bed

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