Dental Braces Article
Ideal Toothbrushes for People who Wear Braces
Everyone wants to have a beautiful smile. Unfortunately not everyone has their teeth grow in perfectly straight, creating that to die for smile. For those individuals who have an imperfect alignment of their teeth and are required to get braces there also comes the added frustration of keeping the braces clean.
If you have never had braces, then it is probably hard for you to comprehend how frustrating it is to keep your teeth and braces clean. Absolutely everything that you put in your mouth will want to speak to your braces, as cruel as it is, there seems to be no exception to this rule.
Not only do those who have had braces installed on their teeth have to put up with the initial discomfort of the breaking in phase, they also find themselves having to pull double duty when it comes to brushing their teeth. Not only does food gets stuck between the teeth but it also gets stuck between the nooks and crannies of the braces themselves. These extra food particles must be extricated for proper oral hygiene.
Brushing your teeth with a regular toothbrush when you have braces is probably not going to give you the results that you desire. Instead people with braces need to use specialty toothbrushes which are made for the specific purpose of getting food and other debris from between the teeth and braces.
One such toothbrush which works really well is the orthodontic toothbrush which is made by Oral B. this brush comes with specially made bristles which are aligned into a “V” shape. This allows the orthodontic toothbrush to get into places that an ordinary flat brush simply cannot reach. It is also very good at removing plaque which has a tendency to cling to the wire of the braces.
Ortho Pro also makes a special orthodontic toothbrush which can be used by either kids or adults. These brushes are made with a groove in them which is shaped like a V. the handle of the Ortho Pro is also made so that the head is held at an angle which makes it much easier to reach behind the teeth and get to those hard-to-reach areas.
You can also find another product made by Ortho which is called the Ortho Ready Brush. This toothbrush is unique in the fact that it comes with its own powdered toothpaste within the bristles. These toothbrushes of course are mainly intended for travel and for when you are out and about and need to brush your teeth after eating. These toothbrushes are really easy to use all you have to do is wait the bristles and brush your teeth. The Ortho Ready Brush is of course disposable.