Make Your Child Feel More Comfortable While Wearing Headgear For An Overbite

Now that your child has learned that they need to wear headgear with their braces, they may feel overwhelmed or worried about the experience. Here are a few things you can do to help make them feel comfortable about being treated with headgear: Focus on Downtime Headgear needs to be worn for between 12-22 hours a day to correct an overbite, so your child will probably get frustrated at the amount of time that they have to spend with it on until their treatment plan is complete.