Videos Showing How Braces Are Put On

Hey everyone! Getting braces can be a wonderful way to improve your smile, look and feel happier, and improve the health of your mouth. I thought I would share some videos that show how orthodontists or dentist put braces onto teeth. These videos show how braces are put on.

Getting braces put on does not hurt, and can happen pretty quickly! In this first video a young girl get her set of braces put on. The video shows how braces are put on. These first videos show traditional braces, not invisible braces like Invisalign.

How Braces Are Put On

That first video made it look easy! Check out this second video of how to put braces on, it happens in real time so it takes about ten minutes for this longer video.

This second video also shows how braces are put on. Check it out to see that the process is pretty similar for the two girls! They will be on their way to a happy health smile in no time. Watch how even though the process can look a little funny, its quick and easy and is not painful. Once you have the braces on, people often wonder do braces hurt. Find out if braces hurt here!

How Are Invisible Braces Done?

But what about Invisalign? I will find some videos showing how invisible braces work and how they figure out what your teeth can look like with invisible braces. Comment if you have had braces put on before!

Do Braces Hurt and Which Type of Braces Hurts More?

do invisible braces hurt more than normal braces

Braces and invisible braces are wonderful! They move and realign crooked teeth and can be used to give people a healthy and beautiful smile. Braces can even help make teeth stronger and improve breathing or snoring! But do new braces hurt?

New technologies are making braces better than ever before. Form invisible braces to new improved fixed braces (even better than 10 years ago!) Does this mean that braces hurt?

Whether you go for traditional braces (like the photograph above) or invisible braces (like Invisalign) you may need to wear your braces for months or years to get the perfect smile.

Something a lot of patients and parents wonder is – do braces hurt? Is it painful to have braces or invisible braces? Is one type of braces more painful than others?

So DO Braces Hurt?

Braces move teeth slowly, which means no pain, and minimal discomfort. Newer technologies mean less pain or discomfort than before, even in the last ten years!

Many lucky people NEVER experience discomfort with their braces over the ENTIRE course of treatment. For most of us though, we would expect some times that the braces would be a little uncomfortable. Often this comes after adjustments to traditional fixes braces, or when a new set of invisible braces is used.

Usually this discomfort passes quickly, and dentists and orthodontists can recommend ways to make the whole process less uncomfortable!

There are some people however who do experience some pain when their braces are tightened or changed – even with the new braces technology available. For these people dentists and orthodontists can provide pain relief or strategies to make it comfortable.

So in summary: for many people their braces never hurt. For most of us they are occasionally uncomfortable, and for an unlucky few they do have some short periods of discomfort that can be managed by simply contacting your dentist!

As to which type hurts more? Both can be completely comfortable, but a lot of people say that invisible braces (like Invisalign) can hurt less. But it really depends on how much the teeth need to be moved!

How To Use Your Electric Toothbrush

Electric toothbrushes can be an amazing to help keep your teeth clean and polished. They are increasing in popularity year after year. Electric toothbrushes are a very popular christmas gift or stocking stuffer! So whether you received electric toothbrush for christmas or grabbed a new one yourself – you will need to know how to best use your new electric toothbrush.

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The First Dentist Visit: How Old Should My Child Be?

First Dentist Visit At What Age - a smiling young baby chews on a toothbrush.

With teeth erupting soon after birth – what age is appropriate for a baby’s first dentist visit?

Kids get baby teeth from a very early age. This means there are plenty of questions about when is the best time to take a child to the dentist. How old should your child be before their first dentist visit? Is there a best age for their first dentist visit? The answer might surprise you, and is earlier than you might think.

The Australian Dental Association recommends that

Your child’s first visit to the dentist should be within six months of the eruption of their first tooth, or by their first birthday.

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Why Dentists Ask Questions When They Have Instruments In Your Mouth?

you have to wonder why dentists ask questions to the patient with dental tools in their mouth

Why dentists ask questions when they are working on your teeth and they know you can’t reply? I get asked this a lot and often see jokes about it on Facebook.

All dentists know that you can’t always answer straight away – I certainly don’t expect an immediate answer. Often patients wait for a break in procedure to answer or chat.

Read below 6 top reasons we (as dentists) will ask you questions when we know you can’t reply!

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