Canker sores are always uncomfortable, but they can be even more painful and irritating when you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment. This is because the metal wires and brackets of your braces can rub against canker sores, making them worse and causing them to stick around longer.
Below are a few reasons why canker sores appear:
Most canker sores go away on their own after about 6-10 days.
Below are a few things you can do if you suffer from canker sores during your orthodontic treatment:
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