Frequently Asked Questions:
Q - Are braces painful?
In fact, the installation of braces is painless. The patient only feels weakness and pressure in the teeth during the first period. This pressure is gradually reduced. The braces may be somewhat annoying in times of eating, depending on the type of appliance.
Q - What is supposed to be done incase of a cheek wound from the inside?
Dry the braces and put waxy material to protect the cheek and parts of the mouth from infections or wounds.
Q - What is the most important instruction to follow in the orthodontic treatment period?
Pay attention to daily dental hygiene and visit your dentist every 6 months for cleaning procedures.
Q- How long will my braces be on?
It varies from one case to another but the average duration is 18 months.
Q- Can I practice my daily hobbies like playing football and others?
Yes, but it is advisable to ask the doctor to make a protective cover (mouth guard) for the teeth to protect against impacts.
Q - What is the ideal age for getting braces?
This is determined by the orthodontist according to the case and its respective person's age.