A really helpful website for braces wearers is www.BracesReview.com. Here you can find articles on types of braces, keeping braces clean, dental insurance, headgear, mouthguards and even a history of braces.
By the way, you may not know these terms:
Buccal – outer surface of teeth
Lingual – inner (tongue-side) of teeth
Occlusal – upper (top-side) of teeth; the surfaces that touch when you bite