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Dental Hygiene with Braces (Home Care)

It is important to take great care of your orthodontic appliances and braces to ensure they remain hygienic and effective. Our dentist encourages you to check your braces regularly for any disrepair and contact NuSmile Dental & Orthodontics at 408-266-2800 if you notice an issue. You can learn how to practice effective orthodontic home care in San Jose, California, by arranging a visit with Dr. Lawrence Wu and Dr. Rosie Matin.

While you are wearing braces, it is essential that you maintain good oral hygiene. Proper oral hygiene may be a bit more difficult with braces, but it is important that you take good care of your smile so you can prevent dental problems like tooth decay, gum disease, and demineralization. If left untreated, these problems can cause more serious oral health issues, and they can prolong your orthodontic treatment.

To keep your smile healthy while you have braces, our dentist encourages you to follow these guidelines:

If you would like more information about how to maintain good oral hygiene with braces, we invite you to contact our office today. We are eager to speak with you!

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