Impacted canine

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Impacted canine

#1 Post by Seajellie »

I went to the ortho for the first time to get my chain pulled. It really hurt when they pulled it and they said it was still tender. How am I going to deal with the pain? My next appointment is in 8 weeks.

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#2 Post by DrJasonKTam »

First time is generally going to be the worst, particularly if done within a short time from your surgery. Try to keep the area clean so that it heals faster. It does get better each time. Stick with it :).
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Re: Impacted canine

#3 Post by braces25 »

the first time I had my impacted canine activated it hurt more than I was expecting. but after the first 2-3 times it stops hurting.

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#4 Post by ditsy »

I kind of viewed the pain as "the more it hurts, the quicker it will be down". The same with any pain, I have learnt that any pain = progress when it comes to braces. You'll need a lot of paracetamol and ibuprofen! Xxx

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