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Check out tips for flossing with braces

Aug 17th 2014 at 11:16 PM

Many people find it impossible to use floss with braces because they use brackets. Even though it is a more complex operation, the daily use of dental floss is not really important when using the device.
Importance of flossing with braces
Use dental floss with braces is especially necessary given the likelihood that foods become trapped in the brackets , the arches and wires. If not held good hygiene, the chances are high there incidence of cavities, especially if these foods contain sugars.
Care oral hygiene are important at any time. Skip floss with braces will take almost twice as long to use the wire teeth without apparatus, but must be done regularly to prevent gingivitis and plaque buildup, especially.

To facilitate the use of dental floss with braces , prefer the waxed thread. That's because not waxed thread is more likely to lock the device or leave lint. When flossing, it is suggested to use, plus a waxed thread, a sieve wire, which will slide between his teeth.
Flossing with braces on children
Used small children to use dental floss with braces and with the necessary dexterity is not an easy task. Parents inevitably have to help the child.

Ideally, kneel or sit in a well lit area, it may take a long time in this process. In the case of restless children , look puts it in a place where you can watch your favorite program or listening to a song while you're passing the wire.

Three tips on flossing with braces
You can succeed in passing floss with braces . Pay attention to the three tips below that will to facilitate the use of dental floss regularly in children who use braces:
. 1 Use the right tool ;

. 2 Pass the floss between your teeth is almost like passing a line on a needle ;
3rd. A cheap and disposable tool is going orthodontic wire . It will be indispensable when moving the floss through the device, as it allows to pull the wire through the teeth up wires and reaching the gums.

How to floss with braces
Although more laborious to use floss with braces , we can adopt some measures to make it more practical . Check out:

. 1 Use waxed dental floss, which is not easily hooked in brackets;
Two. Choose a product specifically designed to clean around the brackets, as the brush for orthodontics ;

. 3 A sufficient amount of flossing with braces is approximately 45 cm;
. 4 Always there with care when passing the floss with braces ;
. 5 Take the floss and rinse it under the main arch of the bracket and before passing it between two teeth;

6. remove the floss immediately and insert again under the orthodontic wire to pass between the main following pair of teeth.

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