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I just got braces. Teeth/gums hurting really bad. Help?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
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In brief: Instructions

Ask your orthodontic specialist for advice.
Until then take advil, (ibuprofen) rinse w salt water, put the wax orthodontist gave you onto "stickers, " dab orabase-b onto sore spots, keep mouth scrupulously clean, eat soft high-protein diet.

In brief: Instructions

Ask your orthodontic specialist for advice.
Until then take advil, (ibuprofen) rinse w salt water, put the wax orthodontist gave you onto "stickers, " dab orabase-b onto sore spots, keep mouth scrupulously clean, eat soft high-protein diet.
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