It becomes essential for all the orthodontic patients to know how to clean them since an orthodontic treatment is a serious investment of time and finances. Using soft bristles toothbrush with a fluoridated toothpaste, mouthwashes, flossing, and oral irrigation systems are some of the methods that aim to keep your mouth clean.
Proper brushing twice a day along with flossing helps in removing plaque and food debris from your orthodontic braces. If they are not removed, then left out food debris, etc. can lead to any dental problems in the future.
You have an option to choose between manual and electronic toothbrush. But still, there are certain features which are common between these two choices. These features are the design of toothbrush, efficiency, biocompatibility, ADA seal, etc.
It requires proper brushing and flossing to keep teeth clean while braces are present in the mouth. Food particles easily get tapped in braces and without proper cleaning, the gums become inflamed and get swollen.