Fever After Getting Braces – Should I Be Worried?

Patients with braces may notice that they develop a fever a few days after an orthodontist applies braces. In most cases, the fever is prompted by the stress, lack of nutrition, and mild discomfort a patient may experience right after receiving braces. However, sometimes the fever may trigger from an allergic reaction. Braces expose patients…

Swollen Gums After Braces – What Does This Mean?

While some swelling of the gums is normal because of forces applied to your teeth, persistent swelling and bleeding may occur due to poor hygiene. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to combat this problem. To avoid swollen gums with braces, Dr. Sanders recommends the following tips: Regular Brushing and Flossing Flossing and…