Yes, braces can change the position of your lips, but only as much as the teeth immediately behind them change. Side note: If youre wearing traditional braces using a bracket and wire system, you may temporarily notice that your lips look bigger. This is due to the extra width created between your teeth and lips.
Do braces make your lips stick out?
Initially the braces feel like they “stick out” and it may be difficult to get your lips around them. This is normal. As you become accustomed to your braces and your tooth alignment improves, this sensation will cease to be a concern.
What does it mean when one tooth hurts with braces?
Is it Normal for Teeth to Hurt Randomly with Braces? It is completely normal for teeth to hurt at random times. As your teeth move into proper alignment, you can experience temporary pain and discomfort at any point.
Do braces change the way you talk?
However, while primarily a corrective action, braces sometimes impede speech fluency. Slightly slurred speech and other difficulties are to be expected as a normal response to the initial adjustment period. Unfortunately, some develop a lisping effect in their speech due to neglect.
What are the disadvantages of braces?
Complications With BracesTooth decay or gum disease. Allergic reactions. Soft tissue injuries and canker sores. Root Resorption. Decalcification and Cavities. Ankylosis. Relapse. Theyre still worth it!27 Jan 2017
Can I sleep with elastics on?
For elastics to be effective they must be worn 24/7. This includes when you play and sleep; unless otherwise instructed. Take them out only to brush, floss, put new elastics in and eat. You should also wear the fresh elastics when you sleep.