A few years ago, I realized that I was thinking about dental care all wrong. Instead of listening carefully to my dentist and making the necessary changes, I assumed that he was ultimately responsible for making sure that my teeth stayed healthy. Unfortunately, I developed a few serious cavities because I failed to properly brush and floss my teeth, and I knew that it was my fault. I decided to start taking notes at my dental checkups and carefully abiding by the dentist's orders. The difference was almost miraculous. This blog is all about working with your dentist to improve your result.
Wearing braces can be definitely be inconvenient at times, however, it is well worth it in the end. Plus, with some tips, you can easily avoid the most inconvenient problems continuously being inconvenient. This includes flossing. Here are the five basic steps to flossing with braces that will definitely make it easier and more effective, as well:
These are the five basic steps for general flossing while you have braces. Be sure that if you have any accessories for your braces, such as rubber bands, these are removed first before you begin the flossing process. If you are still having trouble with flossing, be sure to talk with a cosmetic dentist about it. They may have specific techniques that will work better for you.