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Proxy Brush

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Posted by: missphils  (10 years ago)

I just got my braces on. I also started using a proxy brush and I am loving it. So far, I am doing a good job in keeping my teeth clean with braces. My friend said, I can now stop flossing since I am already using a proxy brush. Is this correct? I find flossing with braces difficult so I am really interested to know if proxy brush does really eliminate the need of regular dental floss.

Thanks in advance!
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Posted by: screamnow  (10 years ago)
Dear Missphils,

Proxy brush should only be an addition to your regular teeth cleaning regimen. It is not recommended as a substitution for brushing and flossing.
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Posted by: jakknife  (10 years ago)

I am also using a proxy brush. I find it better than floss but I've heard you should not use it everyday.