In the morning:
- Remove aligner/guard in the morning and brush with soap and water. Do Not use toothpaste.
- Place retainer/guard in storage box
- Brush teeth as usual and use mouth wash with fluoride. DO NOT rinse with water after using the mouth wash.
- If using an active aligner, re-insert aligner over the teeth
- Floss and brush teeth as usual
- Rinse retainer/guard and insert over teeth OR brush aligner with soap and water and re-insert aligner over the teeth.
Once a week or as necessary use an aligner/retainers cleaner product (follow instructions on the box).
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