Getting clear braces is such as exciting step towards getting straighter teeth. Having straight teeth can bring you a lot of confidence, especially if you are self-conscious about your smile. Having clear braces is a great way of not only straightening your teeth, but also boosting your self-esteem. If you have clear braces you will be aware that you have to clean and take care of them properly, but if you are unsure on how to do so, here is a guide on how to treat your clear braces.

Avoid staining them

The first way that you can keep your clear braces clean is to avoid consuming anything that would stain or discolour them. When wearing clear braces from Straight My Teeth it is recommended that you avoid eating or drinking anything that would stain the braces, such as acidic foods, red wine, tea or coffee. These types of foods and drinks can discolour the clear braces, resulting in them becoming more noticeable on your teeth.

Clean them daily

It is important to clean your clear braces daily, just like you would with your teeth. Dentists worldwide recommended that you brush your teeth twice a day, typically in the morning and before you go to bed, to prevent germs from building up on your teeth. They also recommend that you floss between your teeth regularly to remove any germs that you may have missed with your toothbrush. Seeing as you should take such good care of your teeth, it would be silly of you to not treat your clear braces with the same care. It is easy to clean clear braces and it can be done in a few simple steps. Firstly, you remove your clear braces and rinse them with some warm water. Secondly, you take a soft bristle toothbrush and some toothpaste to gently brush any dirt or food off of the clear braces. Make sure to use a light pressure and circular motions so you don’t damage the clear braces. 

Remove stains

If your clear braces become stained or start to discolour, don’t worry as there are a number of things that you can do to remove the stains. The best way to remove stains from your clear braces is to use an alcohol-free mouthwash. All you need to do is gargle with the mouthwash 3 times a day, making sure that you keep it in your mouth for at least 2 minutes. Keeping the mouthwash in your mouth will allow it to break up the stains and your Straight My Teeth clears braces will be stain free in no time. Another great way of getting rid of stains is to use sodium bicarbonate. If the stains on your clean braces are a bit tougher, scrubbing them with a toothbrush and sodium bicarbonate will be sure to remove the stains.

Hopefully from this guide you can now see how easy it actually is to keep your clear braces looking clean and fresh.