Aaron's Journey With Braces — Problems and Solutions

Week 19: Ouch! Poking Wires, Pain Management & Communication

Posted by Jill Zimmerman at

Week 19: As a parent, I learned something at Aaron's most recent orthodontic check up: Be careful how much you prepare your kids for the discomfort braces may cause - they might not understand the difference between general soreness and unnecessary pain. Poor kid! He had wires badly in need of a quick, simple trim - but was not aware that kind of pain was not normal and that it could be easily alleviated if he would have just let someone know. The assistant told Aaron to please call for an appointment if he encounters that problem again.  If Aaron had looked on...

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