What is the best? Way to sooth sore mouth/teeth from braces?

6 hints. 1. 1 200mg advil/ibuprofen/motrin every 4 hrs w food or liquids 2. Rinse 3x/day w 1tsp salt in 8oz warm water. Swish & spit out 3. Dry the "sticker" and cover it w orthodontic wax 4. Dab orabase with Benzocaine onto sore spots 5. Keep mouth scrupulously clean 6. Eat soft high-protein diet do all six, pain will diminish rapidly. If irritation recurs at later date, repeat instructions.
Depends. If the teeth/mouth ar sore from tightening, try some tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin, or advil. If tissues are sore from sharp edges, try placing beeswax over the sharp edge.
Ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is the best medication for this, and it is helpful if you take it before your appointment, because it has anti-inflammatory properties.

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