Cleaning and brushing your teeth is very important. You must keep your teeth, gums and appliance perfectly clean at all times. The appliance will not harm your teeth but food debris left around the appliance will cause decay, white marks, gum disease and you will get very bad breath if you don’t clean your teeth properly.
To assist your brushing, we recommend the use of disclosing tablets 3 times a week.
Use them as follows:
Avoid fizzy drinks at all costs (not only are they full of harmful sugar,fizzy drinks are acidic and very harmful).
Throughout fixed appliance treatment you must:
It is important to visit your own dentist for any routine treatment including dental check ups which are necessary throughout the course of your orthodontic treatment.
The BOS have created videos to help with tooth brushing: