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Does it hurt to get braces?

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wHY WOULD YOU WANT TO

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tell that to my dentist ;)
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Placement day – The placement of braces will not be painful in the slightest. In the first few hours after the braces are placed it may take longer to eat meals, but this is largely because it takes some time to adjust to wearing the braces and to learn to chew with them. In some cases, the teeth may feel more sensitive than usual. Hard, difficult to chew foods should be avoided in favor of a softer, more liquid-based diet (shakes, soups, yogurt, mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, etc..) for the first few days after placement of braces. As the day progresses you may begin to feel slight discomfort as the teeth begin to move.
Two to three days after placement – The first several days after placement of braces can be a little uncomfortable. This is because the teeth are beginning the realignment process and are not used to the pressure of the archwire and elastic ties. We will provide and show you how to use relief wax/silicone to apply over the braces as necessary. Wax/silicone creates a smooth surface and alleviates irritation on the inner cheeks and lips. Additionally, over-the-counter pain medication (ibuprofen ie. Motrin and Advil usually works best if no allergies exisit) may be taken as directed in combination with a rigorous regiment of salt water rinses to relieve the soreness.
Five days after placement – After five days to a week, any initial discomfort associated with the braces should be gone or much improved. The teeth will have gradually acclimated to the braces, and eating should be much easier. Certain hard foods may still pose a challenge to the wearer, but normal eating may be resumed at this point. Make sure to avoid any foods considered to be brace breakers!
Orthodontic appointments – Regular orthodontic appointments are necessary for archwire changes, to change the elastic (colors) or metal ties around the braces, to make adjustments to the braces, and to monitor orthodontic treatment progress. Braces work by gradually moving the teeth into a new and proper alignment, so gentle activ
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i dont know but a lot of my friends who have braces says it hurts bad

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It doesn't hurt when they put them on, but your teeth will be really sore for a couple of days after getting them and each time they get tightened. the brackets also chew up the inside of your cheeks for a while.

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teeth, legs?

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teeth :)
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oh, don't know
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thanks any ways! :)
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When I got them it was bit uncomfortable. My lips used to dry up a lot and the metal use to make blisters on the inside of my lips. Cleaning in between the metals was such a pain, but in the end is worth it.

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No I have had them for 3 years... Only for the fist month you may get headaches from slight pain but take pain pills. That helped me :D

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not when u get them on...but when u take them off...OUCH

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If you get them tightened every month, it hurts a few days after then, and it hurts after a few days when you get them on too.........

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You're welcome(: and you will be glad if you get them though because they made my teeth really straight, but I still have them on though
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thank you, for the advice! :)
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Eh, for a few days..don't worry you'll live...it's nothing to make a big deal out of, really...

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It's hell

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sounds a little harsh , but thank you! xD
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I'm getting braces in a month:)

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