Emergency Care Orthodontic Treatment
What type of Emergencies are there?
The most common emergencies are related to orthodontic appliances. Sometimes appliances might be broken or bent. The most common issues are loose brackets, wires that are broken, or wires that poke out.
When should you see an orthodontist?
What if your orthodontist is closed?
If a wire is irritating your mouth you can try to cover it with beeswax or a pencil tip.
A loose brand or bracket can usually be left in place until you see your orthodontist.
If you have a broken wire, you can use a pencil eraser or cut it with nail clippers.