Insert floss behind arch wire. Gently clean sides of teeth and under gums with an up-and-down motion. Floss between all teeth once per day.
Flossing And Brushing With Braces
Start brushing your teeth on the upper right side using your electric toothbrush. Brush above and below the braces, moving the brush head slowly. Work your brush towards the front teeth and over to the left side. Then brush the inside and biting surfaces. Take your time.
Starting on the right side, brush the outside of the lower teeth. Brush each tooth above and below the brackets. Move the brush slowly towards the front and left side. Then brush the inside and biting surfaces.
Home Care For Traditional Braces