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Do you want to have a successful orthodontic journey? If so, then you need to take proper care of your braces. Braces care is essential, so it’s best to know all about it. Our orthodontist, Dr. Terence Lau, encourages you to test your braces care knowledge and maybe even learn something new by taking the following braces care test.

1. True or False: You should brush your teeth after every meal.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: You should floss your teeth at least once a day. If you can, floss more.
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 worry about following your orthodontist’s instructions.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: There aren’t any special tools that can help make oral hygiene easier when you have braces.
A. True
B. False
__________________________

ANSWERS

1. A
2. A
3. A
4. B (You should always follow your orthodontist’s instructions)
5. B (There are many tools that can make oral hygiene easier, like floss threaders and interdental brushes)

To learn more about braces care in Northridge, California, please contact Mid-Valley Dental Care when you have the chance. The sooner you call 818-886-3500, the sooner we can give you the answers, information and details you need. We look forward to helping you!