You may not be able to visit your orthodontist these days. We’ve collected what you can do on your own with home orthodontics.
With fixed braces, it is important to brush your teeth thoroughly after every meal and before going to bed. It is important not to leave leftovers on the braces because it can also lead to dental problems.
It is also advisable to thoroughly clean the braces with a special toothbrush available for this purpose. The removable braces can also be cleaned with a toothbrush and toothpaste.
There may be days when eating with braces may hurt. In this case, it is worth eating foods that do not need to be chewed, like smoothies, cream soups or vegetables.
If the wire prickles your mouth, you can safely cut off the given part of the wire. You can use a nail clipper or scissor. If you are afraid to do that, you can also try putting wax on it.
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