Portfolio Category: Instructions

Oral Hygiene Instructions

Oral Hygiene Instructions Hold the toothbrush at 45 degrees towards the teeth and the gums. Use gentle force back and forth in a “jiggling” motion to remove the plaque between the teeth and the gums. After that hold the toothbrush at 45 degrees towards the upper part of the braces and brush in a back and forth…
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Food and Braces

Food and Braces During the time you wear braces it is advised to avoid: -- Hard foods such as rusk, nuts, raw carrots, etc. -- Food that sticks to the teeth, eg chewing gum, candy, jellies, etc. Generally, you should eat cautiously, avoiding biting with your front teeth. It is better to cut the food in…
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Does it hurt?

Does it hurt? The bonding of the braces does not hurt, but you may feel pressure in the first 2-3 days because teeth are starting to move. This is perfectly normal and is treated with common painkillers.  
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Emergencies

Emergencies What to do in case of emergency: Call the clinic as soon as possible if the mechanisms come loose. Please do not come directly to the office. It may take some time for the mechanisms to be repositioned. It is better to have a scheduled appointment.   Wire: If the wire has come out of its place,…
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