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It’s very important to care for your braces when you’re aligning your smile. If you care for your braces, they’ll care for you. Now, caring for your braces might be a tough task if you’re not sure how to do so. So, our orthodontist, Dr. Brenda E. Howard, encourages you to test your knowledge and maybe even learn something more by taking the following braces care test. Good luck!

1. True or False: You only need to brush your teeth once a day.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: You should floss your teeth at least once a day.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: You don’t need to attend your six-month checkups.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: You should wear your rubber bands when recommended.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: There are oral hygiene tools available to make cleaning your brace easier.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. B (You should brush your teeth after each meal)
2. A
3. B (You need to attend your checkups every six months)
4. A
5. A

Do you have any questions about braces care in Lanham, Maryland? If so, please contact Blissful Dental when you have the chance. Our orthodontic team is here to give you the answers and information you need, so please dial 301.552.2662 now!