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You Will Need
- Common sense
- Dental wax or silicone (optional)
Wait 30 days
Wait until the person has had the braces on for 30 days. The first month, their mouth is going to be very sensitive.
Be gentle. If you press too hard against their lips, they could cut the inside of their mouth.
Watch your tongue
Watch your tongue. You don’t have to avoid the braces entirely; just proceed gingerly until you know where the sharp areas are. This forced, slow exploration can actually be an exciting thing!
Try dental wax
Suggest that the person cover rough spots in generous amounts of dental wax or silicone before a make-out session.
Don’t make fun of the person’s braces, or make a big deal out of it. After all, having a mouth full of braces is harder than kissing a mouth full of them!