Canker sores are never fun, but they can be even more painful and annoying when you’re receiving orthodontic treatment. We’ve found that braces can sometimes irritate canker sores enough that they’re more painful and take longer to heal. This blog post is designed to help you understand how you can avoid and treat a canker sore during your orthodontic treatment.
To know how to prevent cold sores, you must first understand why they appear. Canker sores on common for those with:
If canker sores occur near a bracket on your braces, they can be even more troublesome and annoying than usual. Luckily, most canker sores will go away by themselves within 6-10 days. However, if you suffer from frequent canker sores, Dr. Kuhni at Kuhni Orthodontic Studio can recommend a prescription-strength treatment.
Below are a few ways you can alleviate the symptoms of a canker sore during your orthodontic treatment:
If you’re suffering from frequent, painful canker sores, please contact Kuhni Orthodontic Studio in Spanish Fork, Utah.