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Braces: How to Soothe Sore Teeth

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Are you tired of having sore teeth after your orthodontic appointments? If so, Dr. Muhammad Abey and our Wayne Family Orthodontics team have some tips that will help you have the comfort you deserve!

If you do the following things, you will be able to eliminate the pain and return to your normal, everyday activities in no time:

-Rinse your mouth with warm water as often as needed. The warmth should relieve some of your soreness.

-Only eat soft foods for the first few days following your appointment. If you eat hard foods, you will only make the discomfort worse.

-Try to use your teeth as much as possible by chewing often. Chewing might make your teeth sore now, but it will make you feel better faster.

-Take pain medication as needed. Feel free to take Tylenol or Advil—just make sure to follow the instructions on the bottle.

-Call our office and schedule an appointment with your orthodontist if the pain persists longer than three days.

If you do these things, you will have the comfort you deserve! Our team cares about you and your smile, and we want you to have the best orthodontic experience possible. So, if you have any questions or if you would like to learn more about orthodontics in Wayne, New Jersey, please feel free to call 973-341-3180. We are more than happy to answer your questions and give you the information you need to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you!