The First Days in Braces

Individuals may be required to wear braces for a number of reasons such as crooked, overcrowded, or overlapping teeth.

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Braces can be annoying, frustrating, and sometimes painful. The initial insertion of braces may not hurt. However, soon enough, mild soreness begins a few hours into the application process and may last up to seven days. Majority of patients describe the feeling as either “annoying” or “uncomfortable.” In fact, the first days in braces may come in as awful experiences to many.

Individuals may be required to wear braces for a number of reasons such as crooked, overcrowded, or overlapping teeth. However, teenagers seem to be affected the most with a lot of them lately being fitted with braces due to rapid teeth development that takes place at this time when actual growth takes place.

What are the roles of orthodontists?

We at Perfect Smiles, play a very vital role ranging from diagnosing and treating problems related to teeth position to spacing or aligning of the teeth, and other related irregularities in the face and jaw.

These are the people who will advise you on when you should begin your orthodontic treatment, how often you should come for an appointment, how you should go about minimizing pain, and how you can take care of your new braces.

Additionally, orthodontics will advise you on how you can recognize a potential bite problem, what to eat, whether you will be able to participate in any sporting activities, and what to wear in case your bracelets come off.

We at Perfect Smiles Orthodontics are always reachable on our Contact Us page whenever you may wish to reach us and address any of your pressing concerns. We have a team of highly dedicated and motivated staff who are ready to answer any of your questions and ensure that you receive the best care possible.

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