is there a solution to my hurting braces

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by beak93, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. beak93

    beak93 New Member

    yesterday i went to the orthodontist yeterday and had my braces fitted but i got to wear a headgear for 8 hours a day but it hurts my teeth and jaw can anyone help please

  2. Iris

    Iris rainbow 11!

    A head brace? I doubt any doctor still uses that. I smell lie, but anyway.

    Just take some pain killers, that's the only thing you can really do.
  3. Blueyes

    Blueyes Registered Member

    I didn't think they still wore headgear either. I had like this football mouth piece I wore at night. Either way there wasn't anything I knew to stop the pain. I just made sure I ate an abundance of food when I got them tightened because I knew I wasn't going to be able to eat later.
  4. Bliss

    Bliss Sally Twit

    Braces are always going to hurt when you first get them. Do what Hime said and also try and brave it a bit.
  5. Iris

    Iris rainbow 11!

    I always made sure to eat a lot before my appointment. I am so glad I have them off. Though I have a retainer now.
  6. Blueyes

    Blueyes Registered Member

    I stopped wearing all that and now mine are somewhat crooked again on the bottom. Don't care. My overbite is still there too. Don't care lol
  7. patkick

    patkick #21

    Suck it up because there's nothing you can do about it. Unless it's piercing through your mouth flesh with sharp points, don't go back to the orthodontist.

    Don't get this wrong because I've had my share of pain with braces. I have to wear a retainer these days but I just got lazy and don't wear them anymore.
  8. oxyMORON

    oxyMORON A Darker Knight

    Advil? Tylenol? Gun?
  9. CBNJ

    CBNJ Registered Member

    Just stop thinking about it, the pain will go away. It's worth it once you get them off, having straight teeth.
  10. icegoat63

    icegoat63 Son of Liberty V.I.P. Lifetime

    Just time. After a while you'll forget what it was even like to not have braces.

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