Tips For First Getting Your Braces πŸ’• by Shannon O'Connor - Musely
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Tips For First Getting Your Braces πŸ’•

posted in Beauty
08/18/2015
  • Avoid light colors (white or pale pinks, super pale or dull any colors) and yellow bands as they will make your teeth appear yellow.
    Avoid light colors (white or pale pinks, super pale or dull any colors) and yellow bands as they will make your teeth appear yellow.
  • My orthodontist gave me a set of theses which help really well for flossing (I believe they're called threaders? I could be mistaken)
    My orthodontist gave me a set of theses which help really well for flossing (I believe they're called threaders? I could be mistaken)
  • I've only needed to use my wax two times, once for a bracket rubbing my gum and once for a molar band on the bottom scratching my gums, but this comes in handy for any painful things.
    I've only needed to use my wax two times, once for a bracket rubbing my gum and once for a molar band on the bottom scratching my gums, but this comes in handy for any painful things.
  • Brush your teeth normally and then also brush above and below your brackets to help get rid of plaque

  • I use some of these interdental brushes that they sell basically everywhere to remove stuff between brackets.
    I use some of these interdental brushes that they sell basically everywhere to remove stuff between brackets.
  • I bring a travel toothbrush to school with me for whenever I eat, but I really only use it if something becomes stuck or is in my braces, and my orthodontist said I don't need to carry toothpaste just swish with water and brush semi hard
    I bring a travel toothbrush to school with me for whenever I eat, but I really only use it if something becomes stuck or is in my braces, and my orthodontist said I don't need to carry toothpaste just swish with water and brush semi hard
  • I would DEFINITELY suggest taking ibuprofen before your appointment as you will be sore the rest of the day and for me about 5 days after as well.
    I would DEFINITELY suggest taking ibuprofen before your appointment as you will be sore the rest of the day and for me about 5 days after as well.
  • Rock your new smile with confidence as when they come off your teeth are going to be beautiful πŸ’•
    Rock your new smile with confidence as when they come off your teeth are going to be beautiful πŸ’•
  • Thanks for looking πŸ’•
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