Good dental hygiene is crucial for kids with braces. To make sure his smile is everything he’s been hoping for, it’s important to keep his teeth clean and ensure that he develops good brushing habits while still wearing braces. If your child will be in braces for any length of time, you can prevent any long-term issues, such as cavities under the braces or discoloration around where the braces are bonded to the teeth, by establishing a proactive cleaning plan.
As apart of being proactive; we will point out areas that need more attention to you help you make sure you’re keeping his teeth healthy. Often, your dentist and dental hygienist can suggest helpful tools or ideas to keep your child’s teeth healthy while the braces are on. Dr. Niloo may also suggest your child have a cleaning every three months.