Maintain good oral hygiene, drink water, avoid tobacco and certain foods, chew sugar-free gum, and consider mouthwash or professional dental cleanings.
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Certain foods and drinks, like strongly colored beverages or curry, can potentially stain aligners. It’s best to remove them when consuming such items.
Interdental brushes with a silicone coating and textured surface can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
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Maintain oral hygiene, use fluoride toothpaste, limit sugary and acidic foods, drink water, and see a dentist regularly.
Begin brushing once the first tooth appears, avoid sugary drinks, and schedule the first dental visit by age 1 or after the first tooth emerges.
Use fluoride toothpaste, reduce acidic foods/drinks, chew sugar-free gum with xylitol, consume dairy or calcium-rich foods, and avoid excessive brushing.