Malocclusion and Orthodontics
For tooth pain from newly installed or adjusted braces for Reference malocclusion Opens New Window, take regular doses of nonprescription pain medicine, such as Reference ibuprofen or Reference acetaminophen, for 3 to 5 days. Reference Do not give aspirin to anyone younger than 20 Opens New Window without a prescription because of the risk of Reye syndrome, a serious illness that can cause severe liver and brain damage.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference January 11, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference William F. Hohlt, DDS - Orthodontics