What To Expect When You Opt For Dental Braces?

Dental Braces: What To Expect?

Amongst the many cosmetic dental procedures, braces are the most popular. Braces have proven to be one of the easiest ways to achieve straight and beautiful teeth. Majority of Americans prefer braces as they are more reliable. If you're getting dental braces in Sacramento or you have questions and concerns on what you should expect, read on to find out!

If you live in Sacramento, California and are looking to get braces, visit Craftsman Dental Care where Dr. Michael S Fife practices.

What are Braces?

Braces are the best option for straightening teeth. Braces are easier to maintain and effective. On the other hand, there are also clear braces in Sacramento, which is commonly known as Invisalign aligners. Unlike traditional braces, clear braces are much more comfortable and transparent. You can opt for either of them but you must consult your dentist and find what suits your dental needs best.

Do braces hurt?

One of the most commonly asked questions while getting braces is: "Do braces hurt?". The answer to that is no; they do not hurt, so do not be anxious at all. At times, you can experience either soreness or discomfort which can last for a few days.

What can I expect while getting braces?

On the day of the treatment, you would not feel even the slightest bit of pain. Once the braces have been fitted onto your teeth it can take longer for you to eat your meals. It can even be laborious for you to chew because your teeth can start to feel more sensitive. Your dentist would advise you to be on a soft or liquid food diet to reduce the pressure and discomfort on your teeth.

Once the braces have been placed on your teeth, it can be a little uncomfortable. This is because your teeth will start realigning themselves with the pressure of the elastic rubber ties and wires. The dentists at Craftsman Dental Care will apply a substance over the braces to relieve you of the pain and also direct you to consume certain medicines. After a week you will start to notice that pain has reduced drastically and you can start consuming normal food. Make sure the foods you consume are friendly to your braces.

Get Braces in Sacramento today!

At Craftsman Dental Care where Dr. Michael S Fife practices, we ensure that you have regular appointments with our dentists to ensure that your teeth are adjusted and aligned gradually with every visit. Explore our website to arrange for an appointment or to have a conversation with the staff right away.


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