- Start by brushing the outside of each tooth at least 10 times.
- Then brush where your gums and teeth meet, using a circular motion.
- Brush the inside surface of each tooth at least 10 times.
- Brush the chewing surfaces of your teeth last.
⦁ Thread floss through the threader and slip it up behind your archwire.
⦁ Insert the floss between two teeth and under your gum margins.
⦁ Rinse with clean water, and watch your teeth and braces sparkle.
You should be brushing your teeth at least three times a day -once at breakfast, at lunch and before you go to bed. If you are not able to brush after you eat, be sure to rinse thoroughly with water, and NEVER skip brushing at night before you go to bed.