The use of interproximal brushes for cleaning braces

Interproximal brushes are a much needed tool for cleaning brackets and the spaces between teeth resulting from orthodontic movement.

Both brackets and the arches that connect these can impede the effectiveness of daily oral hygiene.

Interproximal brushes can be inserted under the arch to clean between teeth and can also be used to clean the sides of brackets with vertical movements.

The use of interproximal brushes for cleaning braces

Other indications of interprox interproximal brushes

Interdental spaces

To properly clean open interdental spaces, the use of interproximal brushes is essential.

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Interproximal brushes are needed for proper cleaning of the spaces between implants.

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Fixed prostheses

The use of interproximal brushes is necessary for cleaning under bridges and crowns.

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This is a separation between teeth which allows for increased biofilm accumulation on the inner sides, and therefore requires strict hygiene with interproximal brushes.

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Edentulous gaps

Interproximal brushes can more effectively clean the inner sides of teeth thanks to their adaptability.

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Furcal areas

When periodontal disease is involved, furcal areas may be exposed and require stricter cleaning using interproximal brushes.

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