Oral Hygiene

 

Interdental Toothbrush

A Proxybrush is an interdental (between the teeth) toothbrush that you may use to clean underneath and around your wires and braces. Use the Proxybrush gently to avoid damaging your wires. The Proxybrush will help you to clean your braces while maintaining healthy teeth and gums.

Antibacterial Mouthwash

There are numerous over the counter anti bacterial mouth rinses that can help reduce inflammation of your cheek and gums. Find one that tastes good to you and follow the instructions on the bottle.

Toupical Flouride

Topical fluorides help prevent tooth decay and white spot formation on your teeth. There are many over the counter options at your drug store or supermarket.

Cleaning Your Removable Appliance

Plaque and tartar deposits can accumulate on you appliance just like on your teeth. Brush your removable appliance thoroughly every day as part of your oral hygiene routine. If you only wear your appliance at night be sure to clean it in the morning to prevent build-up from drying to it during the day.