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How’s Your Orthodontic Oral Hygiene? Take This Quiz to Find Out

How’s your orthodontic oral hygiene? We’re glad you’re looking into evaluating and improving your daily care regimen. Not only do everyday dental practices increase your oral health; they ensure quicker and more effective orthodontic treatments. Your braces will come off faster and your teeth will look better.

Which problems were braces created to fix?

a.) A malocclusion or “bad bite” b.) Bruxism or TMJ c.) Crooked teeth d.) All of the above

What are some methods that might help you have a closer and more effective cleaning while wearing braces?

a.) Use a water flosser instead of dental floss b.) Wear a mouth guard while playing contact or extreme sports c.) Both a and b d.) None of the above

True or False: Orthodontic aligners don’t have to be cleaned very much. a.) True b.) False

True or False: While wearing braces, additional levels of treatment, such as mouthwash, are helpful in keeping your teeth clean. a.) True b.) False

Answer Key: d, c, b, a

If you take diligent care of your teeth, they’ll take care of you in return. To schedule a professional cleaning with Dr. Joseph A. Wilson and our team at Orthodontics, Inc., give us a call at 505-325-8858. Our orthodontic office is opportunely located in Farmington, New Mexico. We look forward to hearing from you!

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