The placement of braces does not hurt. However, you may experience some soreness after having braces placed and for several days. You may take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen to lessen this discomfort.
Victory Series (TM) Metal Braces
Treatment with metal braces is usually less expensive than treatment with clear, ceramic braces or Invisalign.
Brackets are made of high-grade stainless steel and rarely break. Designed for comfort while providing firm corrective forces.
Low profile brackets are designed to work like traditional full size appliances without the bulk and discomfort.
Metal Braces FAQs
Yes! You may continue to play sports and participate in other physical activities while wearing braces, although we recommend wearing a mouth guard to protect your teeth, your braces and your mouth. Your facial protection is important to us and we include one mouth guard as part of your orthodontic treatment.
Avoid eating any foods which are sticky or chewy (caramel, Skittles, Starburst, bagels, beef jerky, pizza crust edges), crunchy or hard (popcorn, nuts, hard candies, ice), biting into anything with a hard center (corn on the cob, meat on the bone) and sucking on lemons.
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