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How to Keep Your Braces Clean

Cosmetic dentistry experts frequently recommend clear braces near Newton. Clear braces are removable plastic aligners that are easy to keep clean and can help you prevent cavities while straightening your smile . Your cosmetic dentist will provide cleaning instructions, which may involve soaking the aligners in a denture cleanser twice per day. While your aligners are soaking, brush and floss your teeth thoroughly.

Watch this video for more helpful tips on keeping your braces clean. This video explains how a person with non-removable braces can use special tools such as a floss threader and an interproximal brush to remove plaque from between the teeth and underneath the gum line. Remember to only use a soft-bristled toothbrush and to use gentle strokes to clean your teeth and braces.

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