At The Best Braces, our team continuously stresses the importance of maintaining proper oral hygiene. It is important for patients to realize the care they put into their oral health while wearing braces can affect the health of their teeth for many years to come. Lack of oral hygiene can greatly disrupt your current treatment plan and lead to complications, emergencies, and additional treatment time.
True or False? Teeth require the same care with or without braces. The answer to that is false! Teeth with braces require much more care and cleaning time than teeth without braces. Braces create many tiny spaces that are perfect places to trap food, creating tooth decay. Continue reading to learn the necessary steps to keep teeth clean and healthy while wearing braces.