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How To Apply Orthodontic Wax

Applying Orthodontic Wax

While they yield great results, orthodontic braces can also be uncomfortable, and even painful at times. Traditional orthodontic braces are composed of metal brackets on each tooth, with a wire running through each bracket. Over time the wire is tightened to apply pressure to the teeth, and guide them into alignment. Pain can occur in the mouth, especially right after braces are put on or adjusted. The soft tissue in the mouth, such as your tongue or cheeks, may become sore if they are rubbed and irritated by the brackets. Your cheeks and tongue will be extra sensitive to this…

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Apr 17, 2017 by