A 48-year-old member asked:
foul taste in mouth because of expander?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Robin Larabee answered
25 years experience Pediatrics
See a dentist: Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash. If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a dentist to evaluate for a tooth abscess.
Answered on Nov 30, 2018
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino answered
Specializes in Orthodontics
Food stuck on it: Be sure to rinse vigorously after eating to help dislodge any food that may be stuck underneath. Also, be sure to use a water-pik or a syringe to squirt water/mouthwash under it before you brush. After brushing, rinse vigorously with an antibacterial mouthwash.
Answered on Jul 9, 2015
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