The placement of bands and brackets on your teeth does not hurt. Once your braces are placed and connected with the arch-wires you may feel some soreness of your teeth for one to four days. Your lips and cheeks may need one to two weeks to get used to the braces on your teeth.
Joseph A. Dugoni DDS PC
I attended the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry and obtained my specialty training at Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU), Department of Orthodontics