What Color Of Rubbers You Should Not Put Into Your Brace?

Dental braces are an important part of orthodontic treatment, but if not modified properly, they can cause oral health problems. You need to be extra careful about what type of rubber bands you are using in your braces.

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All dentists know that when it comes to dental hygiene, it is important to focus on prevention rather than just treating the symptoms of plaque buildup and cavities. One part of preventing dental issues is ensuring that the rubber bands that are put in each tooth during treatment don’t come off prematurely.

When you have braces, it’s natural to be worried about what sort of color of rubber you should use. However, there are certain colors of braces that you should avoid when putting them on your teeth.

Here are the colors of rubbers that you should not put into your dental braces:

1. Brown rubbers

Bruxism is a condition where you grind or grind your teeth. It causes tooth pain and soreness, and it also affects your facial muscles as well as your jaw. One of the biggest causes of bruxism is your rubber bands. You need to avoid using brown rubbers that have a scratchy texture, because they may cause serious damage to your gums.

2. Orange colored rubbers

You need to be extra careful about the rubber bands that you are using in those chilly winter months. You should also avoid using orange rubbers because they are the ones that are most likely to cause irritation and biting if you wear them longer than 2-3 hours.

3. Black rubber bands

Black rubbers may cause an allergic reaction in some people, especially if you have a history of ear infections. It may also cause you to be more irritable when wearing a black rubber band.

4. Red or bright colored rubber bands

It is not a good idea to use red or bright colored rubber bands on your teeth during the winter months, because they may cause them to be stained. You should avoid using them as well because they are known as the worst color for putting on braces!

5. Yellow rubber bands

Yellow rubber bands can cause you to be more irritable and irritable when wearing them. They may also cause your tooth enamel to become discolored.

6. Green rubber bands

Green rubber bands may make your teeth feel like they’re burning as you wear them, and they may also cause your teeth to hurt even after removing them. You should avoid using green rubbers as well because they are known as the color that is most likely to cause your braces to come off prematurely.

7. Metallic colored rubbers

Metallic corn braces are attractive and attractive but they can cause you to develop bad breath. You should avoid using them because they may also make your mouth bleed, and they can cause jaw pain.

Bottom Line

There are many choices that you have when it comes to rubber band colors of braces. However, there are some colors that you should avoid using when putting them on your teeth.  As a patient who is wearing dental braces, it is important to get rid of the wrong things and keep good habits while wearing the right things on your teeth. Try to always wear the most comfortable rubber bands that help you avoid any painful accidents.