Orthodontist Churubusco IN | Fort Wayne


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Ron Cohen, DDS, MSD
Joel Johnson, MS, DMD, MSD
“Orthodontics 3D”

FORT WAYNE
(260) 489 8989 toll free: (888) 444 2128

CHURUBUSCO
(260) 693 3452

Brushing & Flossing

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When you have braces it’s very important to brush and floss after every meal in order to keep your teeth and gums healthy throughout your treatment. If you need help choosing the right toothbrush, toothpaste, and dental floss, please ask us and we can help you choose the right products for your teeth and your appliance.

Printable instructions >


Brushing Instructions
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    Brushing: Step 1

    Place your toothbrush at a 45 degree angle to your gum.

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    Brushing: Step 2

    Brush gently in a circular motion.

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    Brushing: Step 3

    Brush the outer, inner, and chewing surfaces of each tooth.

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    Brushing: Step 4

    Use the tip of your brush for the inner surface of your front teeth.


Flossing Instructions
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    Flossing: Step 1

    Wind about 18 inches of floss around your fingers as shown. Most of it should be wrapped around one finger, and as the floss is used, the other finger takes it up.

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    Flossing: Step 2

    Use your thumbs and forefingers to guide about one inch of floss between your teeth.

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    Flossing: Step 3

    Holding the floss tightly, gently saw the floss between your teeth. Then curve the floss into a C-shape against one tooth and gently slide it beneath your gums.

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    Flossing: Step 4

    Slide the floss up and down, repeating for each tooth.


Sonicare's technology is designed to deliver superior results. Sonicare toothbrushes, inspired by the sonic technology used in dental offices, have dynamic cleaning action to reduce plaque along the gumline.

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107 McCoy Street, Churubusco, IN 46723