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The day has finally come; it is the day you have been waiting for for so long, it is the day that your braces come off. It is finally time to ditch the metal wires on your teeth and time to show off your wonderfully straight teeth. But first, there are a few things that you should expect.
1. Getting them off will be pain free
That’s right, we know that you struggled through eating in the beginning and that every time you had your wires changed and tightened it was crazy painful, but not this time. This time there will be no pain or discomfort and you will not need to prep for it in any way.
2. The hardware doesn’t end
While you are thrilled to have ditched the metal bars in your mouth, you still have to wear a retainer. Retainers are needed so that your teeth do not shift too much. Your retainer will feel more comfortable than your braces because it is custom-made for your mouth. Make sure to brush them and keep them clean so that your mouth can stay healthy.
3. Oral rinses
After getting your braces off a great way to keep your teeth healthy is to use an oral health rinse. Special rinses with fluoride can help strengthen your teeth and remove any bits of trapped food.
As the years roll on, we continue to get older as do our bodies. However, just because we have grown out of our youth, it does not mean that our teeth do not matter anymore. In fact, our smiles are just as important now than ever! Let’s get one thing straight, it is never too […]
There are a variety of reasons why a patient may be unhappy with their smile. One of the more common complaints a patient may have about the look of their teeth is the height of their gums. If you have high gums, you may find that your teeth look somewhat small and short. Don’t worry—your […]
Researchers at Boston University Dental School and Tufts University Nutrition Research Center have found that calcium and vitamin D have an effect on tooth health. Lead researcher, Dr. Elizabeth Krall, says that while “studies have shown calcium and vitamin [to] decrease bone loss,” it’s only now that “we know that supplementation may also improve tooth […]
Oral piercings are a popular form of self-expression and, for some, serve as a stylish accessory to their appearance. Even though an oral piercing might look cute, it could seriously be harming your oral health. The mouth is teeming with bacteria. Oral piercings are prone to infection and inflammation, and the bacteria in the mouth […]
An infection in the mouth is never a fun situation, especially when it can lead to an oral abscess. An abscess is a pocket of pus caused by infection, and they can exist in the mouth as a periapical abscess (if it’s in the tooth) or a periodontal abscess (if it’s in the gums). Oral […]
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