Orthodontic Brushing and Flossing

Brush after every meal.

An example of brushing lower jaw braces from below
Use a toothbrush with a small amount of toothpaste.

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Use circular, vibrating motions around the gumline for about 10 seconds on each tooth.

An example of brushing the upper jaw braces from below
Brush every tooth slowly.

An example of brushing the upper jaw braces from above
Brush the lower teeth up and the upper teeth down. Also brush your tongue and the roof of your mouth.

Floss nightly after brushing to remove the plaque missed by brushing.

An example of flossing between teeth with braces
Carefully pull waxed floss between wire and braces.

An example of flossing around braces brackets
Floss carefully around the braces.

An example of flossing around the gum with braces
Floss carefully around the gum area.

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Floss around each tooth.

Results

A case example of properly cleaned teeth after braces have been removed
Proper Oral Hygiene

A case example of improperly cleaned teeth after braces have been removed
Improper Brushing and Flossing

General Dentistry

General Dentistry

We offer the most current technologies in cosmetic dentistry to create a dazzling smile that you'll be proud to show.

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Oral Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dentists specializing in surgery of the mouth, face and jaws.

Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal Maintenance

Adults over 35 lose more teeth to gum diseases, (periodontal disease) than from cavities.

Children's Dentistry

Children's Dentistry

The first “regular” dental visit should be just after your child’s third birthday.

Orthodontics

Orthodontics

Orthodontics is a dental specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of tooth misalignments and jaw irregularities...

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