A member asked:

Can you tell me about dental floss wrapped around brace wire?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Dinh Bui answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Hard: Hard to floss with braces. Just shorten your recall appointment (3 months) and have your dental cleaning done with your dentist. Tried water pik instead of floss during orthodontic therapy.

Answered 2/3/2014


Dr. Arnold Malerman answered

Specializes in Orthodontics

Sounds : Sounds like a bit of floss got caught in all the hardware. Call your Orthodontic Specialist for a an appointment for a quick and easy fix.

Answered 11/25/2014



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