You may hear a lot of crazy stories while you’re waiting for your first visit with the orthodontist. Friends may tell you that you’ll set off metal detector alarms with your new braces, or that you’ll be in pain for two years solid. There are more crazy myths about getting braces than horror stories about high school, and that’s saying something! You can cross the following myths off your list of worries.
- “Keep your mouth open at night or your braces will rust.