Spring Time & The Benefits of Braces

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Spring Time & The Benefits of Braces
Posted on 06/15/2021

Now that winter is over, it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning! With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your teeth and how to take care of your braces. Summertime is the time when not only the climate gets hot, but more people turn to tasty, sweet treats. With everything from barbecues to state fairs, there are indulgences everywhere during the summer season. Dr. John A Dorsch has come up with tips you can utilize during the summer season to keep your teeth in tip-top shape.

Visit Your Local Orthodontist

If you are wearing braces or aligners, make sure to make an appointment with your local orthodontist for a routine check-up. The orthodontist needs to see your progress, and for them to make sure your treatment plan is on track. Your orthodontist will also be able to recommend specific cleaning tips to keep your teeth healthy and clean.

Start Your Orthodontic Treatment

If you are thinking about starting orthodontic treatment this season, there is no better time to start! Braces not only will change the way your teeth look, but they will also change your bite and tooth alignments, which can help:

  • Your ability to chew food.
  • Alleviate any speech impairment.
  • Make it easier for you to brush, clean, and floss.
  • Reduce grinding and chipping.
  • Reduce periodontal disease and cavities.
  • Reduce the risk of injury from protruding teeth.

Spring Clean

Before the summer comes, it’s important to put in that preparation. Of course, we all know about spring cleaning our house, but it also means checking in on our health.Dr. John A Dorsch always recommends sticking to your oral hygiene regimen at all times. This includes:

  • Brushing your teeth around 4 times a day if you have braces.
  • Flossing once a day.
  • Rinsing with an antibacterial mouthwash.
  • Using an interdental toothbrush.
  • Cleaning your removable orthodontic appliance.

These tips will ensure that your teeth and the orthodontic appliance will stay in top shape before and during the summer.To see results from your orthodontic treatment, it’s important to incorporate these tips into your daily routine. This will not only help your teeth be healthy but look great as well!

Dr. John A Dorsch believes in taking a holistic approach to treating our clients. Not only do we want our patients to look great after treatment, but we also want them to feel great with healthy teeth. Our team strives to give comprehensive treatment to everyone at all ages and stages in their life. From offering Invisalign to AcceleDent, our office provides high-quality treatment. If you are interested or have any more questions, please feel free to contact us today! We can’t wait to serve you!