Get started. Remove elastics, bands, or removable parts of orthodontic appliances. Clean your braces. Carefully clean around wires and pins. Brush each wire. Move top to bottom, and all the way around upper and lower teeth. Brush your teeth. … Floss once a day. … Rinse, and then check your teeth. Final step — rinse your teeth with phos-flur for one minute. Our office asks that each patient uses the fluoride rinse Phos-flur. For more information about Phos-flur visit our past blog. *If you would like a diagram like the one shown to keep in your child’s bathroom as a brushing guide, please ask at your next appointment. They are available in both the Collegeville and Gilbertsville office locations.