What supplies do I need for braces?

What supplies do I need for braces?

The braces kit: 8 Items you should carry with you at all times for maximum comfort

  • A toothbrush. Because keeping your teeth and smile clean is important.
  • Toothpaste. As you know, this goes hand-in-hand with your toothbrush.
  • Floss or flossers.
  • The almighty dental wax.
  • Pain relief.
  • Tissues.
  • Water.
  • Lip balm.

What are the orthodontic instruments?

Orthodontic Instruments

  • Mirror. A dental mirror, while not specific to orthodontics, is used for visualization and retraction during procedures.
  • Straight Probe.
  • Cotton Pliers.
  • Howe Utility Pliers.
  • Wire Cutter/Pin and Ligature Cutter.
  • Distal End Cutters.
  • Mathieu Plier.
  • Bird Beak or 139 Plier.

Are braces an accessory?

Many young people are eager to get braces because they’re a coveted fashion accessory, and some have even gone as far as using fake braces! If you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment, you’re on-trend before you’ve even left your orthodontist’s office, so embrace your new style and wear them with pride.

Which instrument pushes the band into place?

The Orthodontist’s Tools

Band Remover A special plier which the orthodontist uses to remove bands from your teeth
Bite Stick A device the orthodontist uses to help put on your bands. The orthodontist puts the band in place, then asks you to bite down on the bite stick to help push the band in place.

What is a full orthodontic treatment?

Orthodontic treatment (dental braces): The use of devices to move teeth or adjust underlying bone. The ideal age for starting orthodontic treatment is between ages 8 to 14 years while growth is still occurring. An evaluation for orthodontic treatment is recommended by the age of 7.

How can I be stylish with braces?

10 Ways To Make Your Braces A Fashion Accessory

  1. Coloured bands. Coloured bands can give you a unique style, and set your braces off as the ultimate fashion accessory.
  2. Alternate bands.
  3. Go neon.
  4. Coloured wires.
  5. Complement your skin tone.
  6. Make teeth look whiter.
  7. Change with the seasons.
  8. Go clear.

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