What can we expect the first day after getting braces?

We know that getting braces is an exciting time, but there is also a certain amount of uncertainty about what to expect. First, you should know that actually putting on the braces does not hurt one bit. In fact, we usually tell our patients to go enjoy lunch after we place the brackets because your teeth will not be sore until later that night.  We also recommend that our patients return to work or school after getting braces! Sorry, kids :)