The importance of improper cleaning was emphasized, not the braces used in the treatment of orthodontics.

During orthodontic treatment, brushing your teeth and oral hygiene become more important. Orthodontic Specialist emphasizes that the false belief that” braces lead to caries”, which causes anxiety in patients, is caused by the accumulation of food residues in the braces when correct and adequate oral care is not performed. Orthodontics dental treatment in Turkey, against the problem of caries, patients offer quadruple care.

One of the questions most often asked by patients who will start Antalya Turkey orthodontic treatment is “braces rotting teeth, right?” the doctor who stated, ” braces do not rot, but because of the braces in the mouth of those undergoing orthodontic treatment, there is a suitable environment for the accumulation of nutrient residues. Here, food residues that accumulate on these braces rot the teeth,” he warns. Turkey Medicals emphasizes that oral care should be done very well during orthodontic treatment Turkey Medicals points out that it is necessary to use toothbrushes and pastes, auxiliary brushes, mouth showers and mouthwashes for this purpose.

”If your doctor doesn’t have a special toothbrush recommended to you, you can get custom-made toothbrushes for braces, ” said Turkey Medicals notes that these brushes, which are designed according to The Shape of the wires found in each pharmacy, provide a more effective cleaning than normal brushes. It is necessary to pay attention to the medium hardness of the brush bristles. Turkey Medicals emphasizes that the recommended brushing of teeth 2 times a day under normal conditions should be repeated during orthodontic treatment, after each meal. Dr. Anchor ” 4 minutes is enough as a time, but the goal of brushing is definitely not to fasten the time. The main goal is to remove all food residues on the teeth and braces. A person can do this in 3 minutes with a hand habit, in 6 minutes…” was said.

A doctor who tells you that toothpaste with Flour content should be preferred and that toothpaste should be rubbed without wetting the brush Turkey Medicals recommends shaking the mouth with water once or twice after brushing, and if more shaking is done, the flour released from the paste will be thrown away. After brushing your teeth in the evening, no food and drink should be consumed. Your anchor notes that you can only drink water.

Brushing is not enough, mouthwash is also required with an interface brush or mouth shower decontamination

Turkey Medicals also notes that patients undergoing orthodontics treatment should use small thin brushes that better reach between the braces, except for the toothbrush. These brushes, called” interface brushes”, can only be used at night before going to bed. According to information given by Turkey Medicals, after doing the normal brushing first, after shaking the mouth with water 1 or 2 times, the decking of the braces is cleaned with the interface brush. In this cleaning without using paste, it is enough to rinse the mouth with water again after brushing between all the wires.

As an alternative to decontamination brushes, mouth showers can also be used. Mouth showers spray water with pressure, removing food debris from places where the toothbrush cannot reach. Although the interface brush provides a more effective cleaning, mouth showers are a fun solution for children who are tired of brushing twice in a row.decontamination: By adding daily mouthwash to the water tank of the mouth shower, both decoupling and mouthwash are done at the same time. In cases where there is no mouth shower, mouthwash can also be used alone. Mouthwashes should not be daily mouthwashes unless the doctor recommends them, and certainly will not replace brushing, said a doctor, 90 percent of oral hygiene will be provided by brushing teeth, mouthwashes are only optional agents, was said.

In addition, 4 months of tooth stone cleaning, oral hygiene will provide maximum protection reminding, dental braces are glued to the teeth after the fluoridation process is done, tooth enamel will be more resistant to caries. These two procedures already your Turkish doctor will recommend you if necessary.

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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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