Toothbrushing Techniques For People Who Wear Braces

teeth, health, smile, dentist, dentalhealth , oralhealthAlthough braces are an effective way of achieving a healthy smile, they can also make it harder to brush your teeth thoroughly. Here are some things worth keeping in mind.

Key takeaways:

  • Use an interdental brush in addition to your regular toothbrush.
  • Floss underneath the braces wires using a floss threader.
  • Always brush downwards at a 45-degree angle to make sure you reach every corner.

Your dentist can offer additional advice on how to care for your teeth while wearing braces. If you are based in Christchurch or Bournemouth in Dorset, contact Robinson’s Dental Practice to see how we can help.

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Graduated from Guys Hospital, London in 1988, co-established the practice with Simon in 1992. Kate has a special interest in orthodontics and smile design and also provides a sedation service if needed to support our practitioners when treating extremely anxious patients.