Get a Nail buffer
Invisible braces are made of plastic materials. That makes it more comfortable than the metal wires that come with the traditional braces. However, it can irritate your mouth. Initially, the trays may seem sharp around the edges and you can have some cuts around the gums, teeth and cheeks which is painful. In this case, a nail buffer can help you to avoid this unwanted pain. All you have to do is to use the smooth side of the tool on the side of the aligner that gives irritation.
Use diluted mouthwash to clean the braces
If you use the plastic trays for more than a week without cleaning, it can lead to an unhealthy taste in your mouth. This condition gets worse if you couldn’t afford to brush your teeth in between meals. The perfect solution to get rid of this problem is to soak the braces in diluted mouthwash for five or less minutes at least twice a week. By doing this, you can have a clean feel in your mouth. It also helps to keep the braces polished.
Have a special kit to take care of your teeth
Invisible brace needs an unwavering dedication from your part. You would have to spend time to brush and floss regularly more than twice a day. Purchase a special kit for proper maintenance. The kit must contain a toothbrush, floss, chewies, a retainer case and a mini interdental brush. Pack these tools in a travel size pouch and have it with you all the time. Therefore, you can take care of your teeth whenever you want.
Purchase an Outie
An Outie is a plastic clamp with a tiny hook that can easily remove the trays from your mouth. This will help you to prevent chipping your nail polish in the process of removing the trays and you can avoid the embarrassment of putting your fingers inside the mouth out in public.
Always brush your teeth before wearing the braces again after a meal
It is recommended to wear Invisible braces, 22 hours a day. Therefore, it is tempting to wear the braces back immediately after eating. But by doing so, the remnants of the food can stain your aligners resulting in cavities. So wear your braces only after cleaning it thoroughly.
By following these ideas, you can keep your braces in a perfect condition and transform your smile with less discomfort.