Wear your aligners through the day and night, but remember to remove them when eating, drinking, brushing and flossing. Here are some helpful tips for keeping your invisible aligners nice and clean.
Gentle brushing is best with a soft-bristle brush, soap, and cool or lukewarm water. Never use boiling water, as heat can damage the aligners. Do not use toothpaste or harsh chemicals to clean aligners, as they can scratch them. Here are 5 easy ways to clean your aligners.
Always keep them in their case. Be sure they’re out of reach from pets, children, hot sunshine and heaters to avoid warping them.
Hot beverages may warp your aligners, and colorful liquids may stain them. It’s best to remove your aligners anytime you’re drinking a hot or colored beverage.
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