Braces? Expanders? Keeping Your Teens' Teeth Healthy During It All
December 10, 2014•9 min
Oral health is still very important while wearing braces or an expander. Teens oral health can be confusing, but we answer your questions right here on Healthy Children.Brushing your teeth is the single most important thing you can do to ensure good oral health while wearing braces or while using an expander.Bacteria can live on every surface in your mouth, including your orthodontic appliances.Properly flossing and brushing, and even fluoride are important to the overall health of your teeth while wearing braces or an expander.David Krol, MD is here to give great advice for keeping your teeth as healthy as possible while your child goes through they're dental correction procedure.