Flossing with Braces

Flossing is a very important part of oral hygiene that should be done at least once a day. When you have braces, flossing is extra important since things often get stuck in your teeth, or in between the wires and your teeth. Flossing with braces can be a bit more difficult than flossing without braces, […]

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Importance of Oral Hygine with Braces

Good oral hygiene is important for everybody, but even more so for those wearing braces. Inadequate oral hygiene can cause decalcification – white marks or spots on the teeth, periodontal disease, inflammation which leads to loss of bone and gingivitis, an inflammation of the gums. It is often thought that the actual braces are the […]

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What to Expect on Follow-up Visits

Follow-up visits are essential for anybody with braces. This is so that adjustments to wires can be made, bands that are worn out can be replaced and checks are made to ensure that the progress of your teeth is as expected and that the teeth are moving in the direction that is required. Generally a […]

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Taking Care of Your Braces

Making sure that your dental braces are well cared for ensures that you end up with the best result possible. Some discomfort is to be expected once braces have been fitted. At first there will be a feeling of your braces against your teeth and cheeks but this should begin to feel much more natural […]

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