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Do you want to have a successful orthodontic treatment in Orem, Utah? If so, there are things you can do to make your journey as convenient as possible as well as increase your chances of reaching your perfect smile when your complete treatment. Our orthodontist, Dr. Ben Frandsen, is happy to tell you all about the things you can do so you can achieve your goals. To have a successful orthodontic treatment, you should do the following things:

-Keep up on oral hygiene: You should brush your teeth after every meal and floss at least once a day. If possible, rinse your mouth with mouthwash daily. These things help you clean your teeth, gums and appliance and they can even help you maintain a top-notch smile and oral health. To make oral hygiene possible, make sure to pack your tools with you before you leave your house and use the tools that make brushing and flossing easier, like interdental brushes and floss threaders.

-Attend your routine dental checkups: Dental cleanings and exams help you have a top-notch smile and appliance and help you prevent major dental issues. When you maintain strong and healthy teeth, gums and braces as well as prevent dental problems, you can avoid complications and inconveniences during your orthodontic journey.

-Follow your orthodontist’s instructions: When your orthodontist tells you to avoid eating hard, sticky and chewy foods that can damage the appliance, do it. When your orthodontist tells you to wear rubber bands or other appliance accessories, do it. These things can help you reach your dream smile.

Do you have any questions? If so, our orthodontic team is here to help you. All you need to do is reach out to Frandsen Orthodontics at 801-375-3355 and we will be happy to give you the answers and information you’re looking for. We’re excited to hear from you!