Braces are one of the most common orthodontic treatments on the market, helping thousands of people straighten their teeth and real their oral hygiene goals. If you’ve grown up with crooked or overlapping teeth, chances are that your dentist has recommended braces. Even though recent technologies have developed regarding subtle tooth alignment, braces are still the tried and true way to straighten your teeth in the shortest amount of time. In fact, several people will tell you that they weren’t at all as bad as many have made them out to be.
In this video, we will take a look at some things that this creator wish she knew before getting braces.
First of all, braces are not the only option you have. While they may be the fastest and most effective, Invisalign is also a common choice for people not wanting the look of braces. Once you get your braces put in, it takes about one to two weeks for you to not feel them in your mouth anymore. Having your braces tightened hurts at first, so be prepared to have a bit of trouble eating right after a tightening appointment. Finally, you are your worst critic when it comes to judging how your braces look.