Associates of Dental Arts
Dr. Gregory Kivett

Office News - Traditional Braces

Oral Health and Braces: Three Month Cleanings Help Protect Your Smile

A smiling women with adult braces

So you have your dental braces and are on your way to the smile you have always wanted. But don’t forget, there is more to a beautiful healthy mouth than just straight teeth. Braces make it very easy for food to get stuck in your teeth which allows bacteria to grow and create plaque. This plaque can cause cavities, decalcification (white spots) and gum disease. To help avoid these issues, you need good daily oral hygiene habits. Also, having a checkup and cleaning every three months with your regular dentist will go even further to ensure that your beautiful smile will not be ruined by bleeding gums, white spots, or ...

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