Tips for New Patients: Talking With Braces

If you are a new patient getting braces, congratulations! You have made a great decision for your oral health. It is important to remember that there will be an adjustment period when you get braces. During this time, it is important to follow Dr. Eimar’s instructions and to practice good habits at home. In this blog post, our Braces Plus team will discuss some tips for how to adjust to your new braces and how to talk with them. Keep reading for more information!


Patience and Practice

The key to adjusting to your new braces is to be patient. It takes time to get used to wearing braces, and it may take a little bit before you feel comfortable talking with them. In the meantime, practice at home in front of a mirror or with a family member. This will help you get used to the feeling of having something in your mouth and will make it easier to talk with braces when you are out in public.


Orthodontic Wax Is Your Friend!

If you find that your braces are causing you discomfort, try using orthodontic wax. This can help alleviate any soreness or irritation. If the wax does not help, be sure to schedule an appointment with us so that we can make any necessary adjustments.


Body Posture and Confidence

It is also important to stand up straight and remain relaxed when speaking with braces. Your body is all connected, and your body posture and confidence will affect your speech. Practice good posture and relaxation techniques at home so that you can feel comfortable and speak confidently when out in public!


We’re Here For You!

Following these tips will help you adjust to your new braces and learn how to talk with them. If you have any questions or concerns, be sure to contact our Airdrie orthodontic team. We are here to help you get the best results from your braces treatment!


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