Do braces hurt?
Not in the same way a skinned knee or a crushed fingernail hurts. Your teeth may feel sore, and eating may be difficult for a day or two after each visit to the Orthodontist. This gradually goes away, and is less after each visit. Often, children’s pain reliever will help.
How long does treatment last?
You should also find out about how long treatment will last. Usualy normal treatment time with braces is between 1 to 2 years. And remember, this is only an estimate, many things can lengthen the treatment, but there are some things that may shorten it including your cooperation, for example, brushing your cooperation, for example, brushing your teeth, keeping a healthy diet, avoiding certain foods, and following the Orthodontist’s, instructions carefully.