Will braces interfere with playing musical instruments?

Posted on March 4, 2016

There have been a number of research studies related to orthodontics and musical instruments.

Every musician seems to adapt very well to playing with braces after a week or two of practice. Some of them find that placing wax on the brackets is helpful during the initial adjustment period. If a patient is a “First Chair” player, some extra practice will ensure that they are conditioned to playing with braces and maintain that high level.



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