Today there are many ways to straighten teeth. Your orthodontist may develop treatment options that include dental braces, orthodontic appliances, or a combination of both.
One of the keys to effective orthodontic treatment is caring for your teeth and gums. Your orthodontist will explain the importance of good home dental care, so you get the best possible results from your investment.
Keeping your teeth clean and gums healthy require more effort when you have dental braces or orthodontic appliances. Waterpik® oral health products are easy-to-use and effective solutions for your orthodontic care needs.
Click on an article below to learn more about cleaning & flossing with braces and orthodontics.
An easy and effective way to remove plaque around dental braces and improve gum health is to use a Waterpik® Water Flosser. It is clinically proven more effective than dental floss for people with braces.Read More
Brushing and flossing dental braces and orthodontic appliances can be a challenge. Waterpik® Water Flossers make the job easier, and they are up to 3X as effective as traditional flossing.Read More
Dental braces can create oral health problems such as gingivitis and decalcification (white marks), which lead to more serious issues.Read More
Preventing buildup of plaque and removing extra food particles are important to maintaining good oral health when you have an orthodontic appliance.Read More
No matter your age, cleaning and flossing dental braces can be frustrating and time consumingRead More
Keeping teeth clean and white is a top priority when you wear braces. While manual brushing can be sufficient if done correctly, powered toothbrushes have features that make the job easier, faster, and more effective.Read More
Proper, consistent brushing and flossing habits become even more crucial when it comes to caring for braces.Read More
Flossing is especially important when you wear braces, but it can be difficult.Read More