They can be easily cleaned with a regular tooth brush by brushing in a circular motion to remove food debris.
After the removal of braces, impressions are taken by the dentist to fabricate the device. Impressions are poured in greenstone or plaster to get replica of the mouth to fabricate wire and acrylic tray. Wire (stainless steel wire) is adapted over all 6 anterior teeth with a U loop in its end, also a clasp is placed on the molar tooth to ensure stability.
All these are further placed together and cured in acrylic.