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During your orthodontic journey, it’s very important to keep your braces in tip-top shape. If you care for your braces, they can care for you and give you the smile you’re looking for. Now, caring for your appliance can be a tough task if you’re not sure how to do so. Well, our orthodontist, Dr. John F. Lann, is happy to help you know all about braces care today. Feel free to learn all about it by taking the following braces care test. Let’s see what you know!

1. True or False: You only need to brush your teeth once a day.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: You should floss your teeth at least once a day.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Your six-month dental checkups are very important, so you still need to attend them during your orthodontic journey.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: You don’t need to wear rubber bands when your orthodontist asks you to.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: There aren’t any oral hygiene tools that make flossing and brushing easier.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. B (You need to brush your teeth after each meal)
2. A
3. A
4. B (You should always follow your orthodontist’s instructions)
5. B (There are many tools available to help, like water flossers, interdental brushes and floss threaders)

Call John F. Lann, DDS - Round Rock TX Dentist today at 512-255-1025 if you have any questions or if you would like to know more. Our orthodontic team is happy to tell you all about braces care in Round Rock, Texas. We look forward to hearing from and helping you!