Orthodontic Brushing and Flossing

Oral Hygiene Overview

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Oral Hygiene Overview
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Brush after every meal.

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Use a toothbrush with a small amount of toothpaste.

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Use circular, vibrating motions around the gumline for about 10 seconds on each tooth.

Floss nightly after brushing to remove the plaque missed by brushing.

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Carefully pull waxed floss between wire and braces.

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Floss carefully around the braces.

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Floss carefully around the gum area.

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Floss around each tooth.

Results

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Proper Oral Hygiene

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Improper Brushing and Flossing