Thanks to the absence of wires, elastic bands, and metallic brackets, Smiles.ai clear aligners are less painful than traditional braces. Designed to straighten your teeth in a comfortable and hassle-free manner, Smiles.ai aligners work smoothly on your teeth and gums.
Are aligners supposed to hurt?
Orthodontists suggest that a minimal level of discomfort or tenderness is normal when wearing aligners. This pain will go away as and when your aligners settle on your teeth and your mouth gets adjusted to the aligners.
How long will my teeth hurt with aligners?
The adjustment period while wearing aligners lasts for a few days after you first put them on. In most cases, the patient is advised to change their aligners once every 14 days. So, be prepared to experience a slight discomfort once every two weeks.
How do I stop the pain from aligners?
To relieve pain from aligners, stick to your treatment plan, take OTC pain relievers, keep chewing and moving your teeth, watch out for pointed edges and sharp ends, and finally, consult your orthodontist for a thorough checkup.