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Braces

Headgear

09/14/2009

Question:

How long is headgear typically worn with braces?

Answer:

It depends on the type of headgear. The most common is the one that goes around your neck and is usually worn for about one year. 

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Response by:

Mark G Hans, DDS, MSD Mark G Hans, DDS, MSD
Professor of Orthodontics
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University