Use a toothbrush with soft bristles. Use soft pressure for two minutes twice a day. Toothpastes with ADA seal of acceptance always have fluoride, which strengthens and protects teeth.
Yes, you need to clean around your teeth daily to clear food and plague from between teeth and under the gumline.
Mouth sores, jaw pain, redness, tooth sensitivity, and dry mouth.
Regular exams help spot trouble early to prevent bigger and more costly treatments later.
Your dentist should take a few x-rays as possible. Sometimes they are needed to diagnose an initial problem. However, today’s advancements in technology mean today’s digital x-rays release much less radiation and are safer than the past.
By age 7, because this allows the orthodontist to monitor everyone’s development and treatment time.
Braces are used by orthodontists to help you improve the look and feel of your smile.
Braces most often do not hurt. You may feel a small amount of discomfort for couple days as your teeth, gums, cheeks, and mouth get used to your new braces.
Sometimes a bracket may move or slide back and forth on the wire. If tissue irritation occurs, cover the loose bracket with orthodontic with orthodontic wax to help the sore area heal.
No, age is not a factor. So long as the gums and bone support your teeth are healthy one can get orthodontic or braces treatment at any age.
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