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Care of your new braces

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Brushing, a six step process

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Step 1. Brush gum line: in a circular motion five circles each tooth, move around the mouth, one side to the other.

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Step 2. Brush braces: in a circular motion five circles on each bracket.

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Step 3. Brush inside surfaces: in small circles and flick away from gum.

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Step 4. Clean in between braces: by gently pushing the bristles in between braces towards the gums.

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Step 5. Spiral brush under wires: Pointing bristles upwards for top teeth and down for bottom.

Step 6. Brush chewing surfaces: on both top and bottom teeth.