In fact, it’s even more important that patients receiving orthodontic treatment visit their dentist regularly. With braces, food may be caught in places that your toothbrush can't reach.

Your dentist will work closely with your orthodontist to make sure that your teeth stay clean and healthy while wearing braces.

This causes bacteria to build up and can lead to cavities, gingivitis, and gum disease.

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Dental Health FAQ

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If I have braces, do I still need dental checkups every six months?

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Yes! In fact, it’s even more important that patients receiving orthodontic treatment visit their dentist regularly. With braces, food may be caught in places that your toothbrush can’t reach. This causes bacteria to build up and can lead to cavities, gingivitis, and gum disease. Your dentist will work closely with your orthodontist to make sure that your teeth stay clean and healthy while wearing braces.

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