Tag Archives: Sensitive Gums

Life After Braces: How to Maintain a Beautiful Smile!

Healthy smile with bracesWhen braces or other orthodontics are first removed, most people feel a sense of freedom and relief. However, it is very important to maintain your oral hygiene routine after the braces have been removed. To maintain your new smile, a lifetime of good, preventative oral care will be required. If you choose not to follow oral care recommendations provided by orthodontist, or do not wear your retainer, your teeth can revert back to their original location.

Oral Hygiene – Maintaining a daily brushing and flossing routine is essential for a healthy mouth. Preventing tooth decay, bacteria and plaque buildup will reduce the chances that teeth will have issues in the future. A good oral hygiene routine will increase confidence and keep your smile beautiful. Continue reading