Use a toothbrush with a small amount of toothpaste.
Use circular, vibrating motions around the gumline for about 10 seconds on each tooth.
Brush every tooth slowly.
Brush the lower teeth up and the upper teeth down. Also brush your tongue and the roof of your mouth.
Carefully pull waxed floss between wire and braces.
Floss carefully around the braces.
Floss carefully around the gum area.
Floss around each tooth.
Proper Oral Hygiene
Improper Brushing and Flossing
Patients and visitors will no longer be required to wear face masks in dental offices, hospitals, physicians’ offices and other indoor health care and high-risk settings in California beginning April 3, 2023, per new guidance from the state Department of Public Health.