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11 Feb 2015

How to Brush with Braces

Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi on February 11, 2015

Should I use an electric toothbrush with my braces?

We have a number of patients ask us this question. The most important aspect whether you use a manual or electric toothbrush is cleaning the teeth on all surfaces to ensure there is no more plaque or food left behind. If you don’t brush well or for long enough time, it doesn’t matter if you have the latest best toothbrush in...

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7 Mar 2014

With braces, do i need to come in for check ups often?

Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi on March 7, 2014

How often do I need to come for my appointments?

Usually you will attend every 6-8 weekly intervals throughout your orthodontic treatment. In some stages of your brace treatment, these appointments may be more frequent being 4-weekly, and other times can be of longer intervals of every 10-weeks. Damon braces which are self-ligating braces allow longer time intervals between ap...

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25 Feb 2014

Can i still use a electric toothbrush?

Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi on February 25, 2014

Can I still use my electric toothbrush with my fixed braces?

Yes, you most certainly can. We do recommend the use of an electric toothbrush.Whether it is a normal electric toothbrush or a Sonicare brush – both are effective and will not damage the braces. ...

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