First Days in Braces
Will the braces cause discomfort?
It is normal for the braces to feel strange to the lips, initially. As you become accustomed to your braces and your tooth alignment improves, this sensation will dissipate. Most patients experience mild discomfort beginning a few hours after your braces are placed. Some teeth may feel tender and sensitive to pressure. Occasionally, patients report that they experienced no discomfort. You may wish to take non-prescription pain remedies that you use for other discomforts such as headaches.