How To Care For Your Braces
This detailed article by Colgate provides information for people wearing braces. It explains why more care is needed during orthodontic treatment, and why careful attention to cleaning is so important. It tells which foods are tooth-friendly, and which are best avoided while wearing braces. It then warns about habits to avoid (like biting your fingernails!) and explains the best way to keep your new braces clean.
If you or someone you know are wearing braces for the first time, this is a great article to read. http://www.colgate.com/app/CP/US/EN/OC/Information/Articles/Cosmetic-Dentistry/Orthodontics/Orthodontic-Care/article/Protecting-Your-Healthy-Smile-while-Wearing-Braces.cvsp