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Preserving optimistic dental health can be tough during orthodontic treatment. Nearly all orthodontic patients are teenagers and as a result of hormonal changes undergone during adolescence it also speeds up the frequency and severe ness of periodontal disease. Also in this situation the age range has a tendency to develop unhealthy eating and oral hygiene habits. Twice a day manual brushing will not exclusively eliminate all plaque to prevent gingivitis.

It is recommended that anyone in braces use a power toothbrush twice daily for effective brushing along with a FDA approved fluoridated toothpaste and fluoride mouth rinse.

In addition some may very well need prescribed fluoride toothpaste. Highly effectual cleaning between the teeth is a lot more challenging and overwhelming during orthodontics.

Dental floss  threaders are now specially designed to insert flossers under your braces. Individuals could also very well gain advantage from a Waterpik. Doing this minimizes oral plaque buildup and also reduces bleeding of the gums.

Exclusively designed  interdental brushes thoroughly clean extremely hard to reach areas. Twice a year visit to the dentist for a professional cleaning and fluoride varnish application reduces the risk of decalcification of enamel during orthodontic treatment. Quite a few individuals may also need a few extra cleanings in a year during braces.

 

Referrence: http://www.dimensionsofdentalhygiene.com/uploadedFiles/DDH/Magazine/2012/05_May/Features/oral-health-sunstar-spotlight.pdf

 

 

 

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