The importance of prophylaxis after orthodontic treatment is essential, the difficulty and carelessness in hygiene can result in various unexpected complications. Both professional and patient can lead to a challenge and disappointment after spending a long time waiting for a smile, but not enough with beautiful teeth aligned if the end of the road translates into gingivitis or tooth decay .
The treatment with brackets is one of the dental procedures where the risk of relapse and complication with hygiene for several reasons is greater : the braces' own apparatus, arches and other additions hinder cleaning and increase the retention of food where the bacteria proliferate satisfaced. It is important to teach the patient the use of dental floss and interproximal brushes and in many cases the use of the general brush.
Orthodontics is one of the specialties where the treatment time is longer, in the long run the patient is discouraged and forgets the importance of prevention, the message must be reinforced at each visit and review in consultation. A good special toothpaste with fluoride and hydroxyapatite can relieve the load, like the Remin Pro toothpaste .
Formulated with fluoride (1,450 ppm), hydroxyapatite and xylitol
Balance with the oral flora and protection of the teeth against harmful acid attacks.
Reinforcement after clinical treatments such as whitening , orthodontics and prophylaxis.
Cariostatic properties by xylitol content.
Pleasant aromatic flavors (melon, mint, strawberry).
Usable every day and especially appropriate for use in the home.
In addition to these salvageable reasons, the treatment itself presents inevitable complications, such as, for example, when fixing and removing the brackets where the enamel surface is attacked.
The solution is to use a special adhesive for fixing brackets, as BrackFix of VOCO low aggression and maximum efficiency for the dentist:
Optimal adhesive consistency: stable positioning of the bracket on the tooth
Secure fixing of metal or ceramic brackets
Light-curing: long handling time
Resistant immediately after polymerization
Fluorescent: allows a fast and smooth removal of adhesive residues after the removal of brackets
At the end of the orthodontic treatment, once the brackets and fixings are removed, a periodontal evaluation and thorough prophylaxis is recommended to eliminate any remaining resin and bacterial plaque. Accompany ultrasonic cleaning with a polishing with abrasive paste, gives the patient greater satisfaction to see the complete smile.
Paste for dental cleaning and polishing with fluoride available in three abrasion intensities to adapt to each individual situation with a color coding for easy distinction: Thickness (Red), Medium (Yellow), Fine (green). The CleanJoy paste is indicated in:
- Removal of soft and hard dental plates on the tooth surface
- Removal of extrinsic stains (eg decolouration of coffee, tea or tobacco)
- Polishing of dental surfaces in professional dental cleaning treatments, before bleaching and after removing appliances