Brushing and Flossing with Braces

Proper brushing and flossing is an important habit to the average person, so consider it an absolute MUST for anyone with braces! Your braces and orthodontic fixtures are a trap for food particles, and if they are not properly cleaned out, these bits of food can leave permanent white or brown stains on the teeth after your braces are removed. Ask your Braces Braces Braces orthodontist at for help picking out the perfect toothpaste and toothbrush for your specific orthodontic appliance.

Proper brushing and flossing methods are a little different when you have braces. Read the descriptions below for step-by-step instructions on how to floss and brush with braces.

Brushing with Braces

Flossing with Braces

 
 

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