How to Care for Dental Spacers!

So, yes, this is kind of weird, I know. What is a dental spacer? Follow this guide and you will see!

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So, lately I've been having lots of dental work done. Good work, no cavities or anything like that! This is the first step to my dental-fixing journey: spacers.

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I am a teenager, and in the next few months I'm getting braces, etc. A dental spacer is basically I blue rubber band/plastic material to go between certain teeth.

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I have 2: one on each side of my mouth (on the top) In a week I'm getting them taken out. They're not permanent! In this guide, I will show you how to care for them in those painful few days!

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Side view! See that blue band??

Side view! See that blue band??

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I know this looks funny haha! But do you see those dark blue bands?

I know this looks funny haha! But do you see those dark blue bands?

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It feels like having food wedged between your teeth!

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You can not have any: -gum -soft,chewy candy -popcorn -sticky food Or, (in my opinion) -soft breads While having these in your mouth! If they fall out, visit your dentist.

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Mine need to stay in for 3days-1week but it will vary! Do not play with them (with your fingers or tongue) because they can become very loose.

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Remember to not floss in that area ESPECIALLY between those teeth. Avoid brushing roughly in that area! Avoiding gum etc. will decrease the chance of getting cavities between the teeth.

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I hope this helped! Please request some guides :) I'm getting braces, retainer, elastics, and expander very soon, so I can do more dental-related guides. Thankyou!

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