Discomfort with Braces and Orthodontic Treatment

2019-05-16T15:01:28-06:00

During the first week after your braces are placed, and after routine adjustments, you may feel some soreness or discomfort. This is normal and you do not need to worry. [...]

Discomfort with Braces and Orthodontic Treatment2019-05-16T15:01:28-06:00

Lost Separators

2019-05-16T14:59:34-06:00

Many patients lose a separator over the course of their treatment. If you lose a separator, call our office to see if it needs to be replaced.

Lost Separators2019-05-16T14:59:34-06:00

Poking Wires or Wire Irritations

2019-05-16T14:59:17-06:00

If the wire is irritating your cheeks or gums, you can move the wire away from the irritated area by using a cotton swab or eraser. If you cannot move [...]

Poking Wires or Wire Irritations2019-05-16T14:59:17-06:00

Loose Brackets or Bands

2019-05-16T14:59:05-06:00

If a bracket, band, or wire is loosened, please call our office immediately; the brackets may need to be refitted. If you need to cut a wire in case of [...]

Loose Brackets or Bands2019-05-16T14:59:05-06:00

What should I do if I experience an orthodontic emergency?

2019-05-16T14:58:51-06:00

If you experience an orthodontic emergency, such as a broken or lost appliance, we urge you to call our office as soon as possible. Even if you have a regular [...]

What should I do if I experience an orthodontic emergency?2019-05-16T14:58:51-06:00