Wellness - Dental Care | 7-18 yrs

Braces For Your Child's Teeth

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Every time you have a problem with your teeth, the first suggestion that comes your way is to visit the dentist. However, dentistry also has specializations, and one such branch is orthodontics. An orthodontist is the one you visit if you have a problem with the way your teeth look. He’s the one you go to when you or your child needs braces.

Your child may need braces when his or her teeth look imperfect and misaligned. However, it is important to decide on the right type of braces as an unfitting set of braces can cause pain and discomfort, and affect the way your child looks. Generally, there might be a little bit of pain for the first few days of getting braces. 

An article published in kids best dentist nyc says, “The process of moving teeth into new positions is not without discomfort, especially after the braces have just been adjusted. It can help if your child eats soft food or takes an over-the-counter painkiller until his teeth become accustomed to the new movements.“

Not just over-the-counter pills, but even home remedies can help ease the pain caused by braces. In an article published in find home remedy, some of the best remedies are eating ice cream, doing saline water gargles and consuming soup and warm milk.

To know more about choosing the right braces for your child and caring for them, please refer to the ClipBook below. 

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