What happens to your lips when you [get braces] to fix your overbite?

You will undoubtedly be happy when you get braces to fix overbite issues. Braces are some of the most effective solutions to such problems. However, you may be wondering what happens to your lips when you fix your overbite with braces. That’s a good question. You are going to have some adjusting to do once the orthodontist is done putting the braces on your teeth. You will also have to accommodate the space that the braces take up in your mouth. The following is some information about your lips and some things that you can do to make yourself comfortable with your treatment.  

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No Pain, No Gain

How much do braces hurt?

If you’ve ever thought about getting braces, one of the first questions that probably popped into your mind was: How much would it hurt?

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Without a doubt and without fail, that question is always on patients’ minds. So, let’s look at what you can expect and how to deal with any potential soreness or discomfort that may come along.

The actual placement of braces and appliances shouldn’t hurt. Now, you’ve probably been to the dentist, and know it’s not always comfortable having him work in your mouth. At the orthodontist, you’re mouth will be open with some cotton rolls in it, which may be a little uncomfortable but shouldn’t be painful. We don’t work with needles or drills. Rest assured, we shy away from anything that will hurt during the procedure.

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