Do we still need to see our family dentist?

Yes, you still need to see your general dentist for check-ups and cleanings. Patients with braces or other orthodontic appliances can find it difficult to keep their teeth clean. Your family dentist will advise you as to how often to come in for check-ups. Check out Cleaning Tips for more information on how to keep your mouth as clean as possible to prevent caries, inflamed and bleeding gums and bone loss around your teeth.