5 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy in Braces

,

Pediatric Orthodontics in Marietta GAYou’ve probably heard a thousand times how important braces are to your dental health. But braces can still pose a special challenge to your oral environment while you’re wearing them.

Marietta orthodontists Dr. Capps and Dr. Iaculli recommend the following:

Brush Often
You need to forget about the twice-a-day rule when it comes to brushing – braces require a little more work. Your brackets and wires are prone to collecting lots of bacteria, acids, and food debris, so you need to be diligent about cleaning off all that gunk after every meal.
(more…)