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Does it hurt to have braces on?

Does it hurt to have braces on?

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 more

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Dr. Robert Kent
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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How severe does it hurt to get your teeth pulled?

How severe does it hurt to get your teeth pulled?

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

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Can it hurt to get braces tightened?

Can it hurt to get braces tightened?

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

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Does it hurt to get a dental crown?

Does it hurt to get a dental crown?

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 more

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How badly does it hurt to get your tonsils removed?

How badly does it hurt to get your tonsils removed?

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

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How much can it hurt to get teeth pulled?

How much can it hurt to get teeth pulled?

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 more

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Does it hurt to get a tooth filling?

Does it hurt to get a tooth filling?

Unlikely: Once you have had enough local anesthesia, then you should not feel any pain. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get your tonsils removed?

Does it hurt to get your tonsils removed?

Yes: Worse for adults than children. Depends on a lot of things such as size of tonsils, how often inflamed, technique of surgery, etc. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get braces put on? How long does it take?

Does it hurt to get braces put on? How long does it take?

Putting on braces: No, it doesn't hurt to put braces on. You don't need any shots. It only takes between 30 min. To an hour. ...Read more

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How much does it hurt to get wisdom teeth removed?

Depends: There probably will be some discomfort for a few days. However, pain medications can get you through this time period. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get cavities filled? Can i be put under if it does?

Does it hurt to get cavities filled? Can i be put under if it does?

Absolutely not: Today's techniques and state of the art equipment allow simple procedures like restoring a decayed tooth to be painless. Good luck and be well. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get your dislocated jaw fixed?

Does it hurt to get your dislocated jaw fixed?

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 more

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How bad does it hurt to get nipple piercings?

Pain threshold.: My understanding is that piercings do hurt. However, the amount of pain experienced will likely be determined by things like your pain threshold and operator proficiency. ...Read more

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How painful is it when you get braces?

Braces pain: It really depends on your pain tolerance. If you have a good workout at the gym after being inactive how sore are you? Is it painful or are your muscles just tender? That is how braces will affect you. ...Read more

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How much can it hurt to get circumsized?

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

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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?

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

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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

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

Placing : Placing braces on your teeth is painless, so you don't have to worry about that. You do need to meet with an orthodontist to find out what your problem is before anyone can tell you how're long it would take to fix it or how much it would cost. ...Read more

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How much does it hurt to have wisdom teeth removed?

How much does it hurt to have wisdom teeth removed?

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 more

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How bad does it hurt when you get a tonsillectomy?

How bad does it hurt when you get a tonsillectomy?

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