You must remove plaque if you are to prevent cavities. To do this, try to always brush twice a day, preferably after meals. Floss and use a mouthwash daily.
Dentists recommend brushing your teeth for at least 2 minutes each session.
Listen to the dentist's rules when it comes to dealing with braces and retainers. Meaning no chewing gum or forgetting to clean them. The better your take care of your braces and retainers, the
better they can do their job and the sooner you can go without them.
Brush your teeth before going to the dentist but don't over brush. You don't want your gums bleeding. They'll know what you're up to.
Don't forget to bring your insurance card to the dentist office with you.
Bring a squeeze ball to the dentist office with you.
It helps relieve the tension.
Prevention is worth a pound of cure. Brush your teeth regularly, floss, use mouthwash, and get your teeth cleaned every 6 months. If you do these things, you'll be able to avoid major dental issues.
Don't brush too hard!
This can lead to receding gums and oversensitive teeth.