The summer went pretty fast! With winter here, it’s already time to start a new school year. Getting into the swing of things is exciting for kids (and parents!) But, for students who have recently gotten braces, going back to school can be more stressful than usual. With changes to their appearance and their daily routine, what seemed like small potatoes at home may be a little overwhelming at school, particularly in the first few days and weeks. Here at Kahan Orthodontics, we do our best to make every patient’s orthodontic experience as rewarding as possible. If you have a child who is going back to school with braces, here are a handful of tips we’ve put together to help make the transition smooth and stress-free!