You might be wondering, “What if _(fill in the blank)_ happens when I’m at home? How do I take care of that?” Here are a few things to review to address some common questions:
What If I have a “Pokey” or Mouth Sore From a Rough Spot?
What if I have a Broken Bracket or Loose Band/Appliance?
What if wire is out of place (bent, broken, long, or loose)?
True Emergencies in orthodontics are extremely rare. In the event of traumatic injuries, car accidents, sports accidents, or severe pain that doesn’t involve teeth, go to the E.R. or call your family dentist. Any severe pain and situations not covered above may require you to contact our office.
If our office is not open you may contact us through our 24-hour emergency on-call Dr. and/or assistant. Call the office number and navigate through the message for the option to connect. Leave a message with details and we will return your call as quickly as possible.
Remeber to protect yourself with a mouthguard.
We offer mouthguards in our office. Just ask our team when you are there.