What should I do in the case of an orthodontic related emergency?

Call our office as soon as possible. We can be contacted during business hours on 133 862.

Related Faqs

I have a loose band or bracket
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Call us as soon as you notice a loose band or bracket so we can schedule an appointment to reattach the loose appliance. Until then, the loose band or bracket can be left in place.
A wire is irritating my mouth
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Cover it with wax, or tuck it under the arch wire with a blunt object, like a pencil eraser or the end of a match stick.
I have a broken arch wire
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A broken arch wire or one that is irritating the gum or cheek tissue needs to be seen as soon as possible for replacement or adjustment.
I have a broken removable appliance
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A broken removable appliance should still be worn if possible until an adjustment can be made. Please call us to arrange an appointment so we can do this for you as soon as possible.
My orthodontic appliance is dislodged or displaced
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We will need to replace or adjust the appliance as soon as possible. Please call us so we can do this for you.

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