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Does It Hurt To Get Braces
99% no: The beginning of orthodontic movement will cause some discomfort, usually 4 to 6 hours after having them put on. The "pain" will be at its worst at about 72 hours, and then gradually lessen to all but none in the 2 or 3 days following the "worst" of the discomfort. Newer orthodontic brace design and advances in metals used for wires, have decreased the discomfort in orthodontics by a large factor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: Most people call it mild to moderate pain, but it mainly depends on how many teeth, the difficulty of the removal procedure, and mainly who is doing it for you. Usually there is no pain during the procedure and after it should be managed with a prescription for pain medication. ...Read more
Sometimes: It is very common for patients undergoing orthodontic treatment to experience some discomfort from time to time. Taking advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) and having a soft diet will often be the only adjustments needed to handle the discomfort associated with adjustment of the braces. ...Read more
Just the anesthetic: Once you get the anesthetic to numb your tooth and your gums, everything else should be pain free, drilling the tooth can be noisy and annoying but that's all, the impressions to make the mould for the lab are usually done in the same visit, if your dentist uses a cerec machine you can get your crown the same day, or you can get a temporary crown until your next visit. ...Read moreSee 14 more doctor answers
Depends: This depends on how scarred down your tonsils are. This is t ypically directly related to the number of infections that you have had. It also depends somewhat on the technique your surgeon uses. Adults who get tonsillectomy for chronic and recurrent infections typically report substantial discomfort that oral analgesics will usually adequately address. ...Read more
Depends: Perception of pain and how we handle pain varies from person to person. Your mouth should be numb when the procedure is performed. However, you can still feel pressure under local anesthesia. Some patients associate the pressure sensation as a painful stimulus and may have an unpleasant experience. There are some patients who may have a difficult time getting numb, and can consider sedation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dislocated?: In this forum, I feel "jaw dislocation" is often used as a term for dislocated TMj disk. Different entities - different treatment protocol. Please explain your symptoms rather than a diagnosis, Then appropriate recommendations can be made about treatment. In any event, best person to examine you if not sure, is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain meds: As a female I have never experienced this first hand. Having done a number of adult circumcisions, the men said that they were not comfortable post -op. Because there is pain involved post-operatively - you would be prescribed appropriate pan medication. ...Read more
Why does your back hurt so much during your period? Also, how do you make it so it doesn't or doesn't hurt as badly?
Prostaglandins: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more
Get braces? How much do braces cost? And does it hurt to get on? How long does it take i want as much information as possible please asap
Depends: Any surgical procedure will have some degree of discomfort. The unknown variable is how each person perceives and handles the discomfort. Wisdom tooth surgery can be performed with a number of different anesthetic and sedation options. The best advice would be for you to discuss your concerns with your dentist or surgeon and have your surgery performed with an option you both agree upon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's manageable: Individual pain tolerance plays a role, certain surgical techniques hurt less than others. Pain isn't too bad the first 2 days then is worst days 2-3 postop, starts to decrease, sometimes increases 4-6 days postop as the scabs shed and is almost done at 10-14 days. Suggest narcotics, advil, (ibuprofen) and topical Lidocaine to get you through. ...Read more
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