Proper oral hygiene is key to preventing tooth decay and gum disease. It is incredibly important to take proper care of your teeth while wearing braces. At Hanson Place Orthodontics, we make sure you have all the tools and techniques to keep your teeth clean throughout your treatment. We will explain in detail proper procedures when you get your braces on, but if you need a refresher check out the videos below.
How to Maintain Proper Oral Hygiene During Treatment with Braces
Orthodontist Dr. Eisenberger recommends that his patients maintain proper oral hygiene to prevent bad breath, demineralization, cavities, and/or the onset of gum disease during their treatment with braces. Watch the video below for tips and techniques to keep your teeth healthy during your orthodontic treatment.
How to Brush Your Teeth with Braces
Brushing your teeth with braces can be tricky. In this video, you will learn how to properly brush your teeth without causing damage to your brackets or wires.
How to Floss Your Teeth During Treatment with Braces
In addition to brushing your teeth, flossing while wearing braces is an important part of maintaining your oral health.
How to Use a Proxy Brush with Braces
There are a variety of tools available to help patients keep their teeth clean while wearing braces. Watch the video below to learn how to use the proxy brush in order to clean the spaces between the wires of your braces and your gums.
If you still have questions about caring for your teeth while wearing braces, don't hesitate to call our office at (718) 622-2695!