Problems and solutions
There are some real orthodontic emergencies. Most of them can be solved at home. If you are unable to resolve the situation on your own, call us as soon as possible to make an appointment for an emergency visit. In the meantime, this presentation can help you to solve minor problems that may occur during the orthodontic treatment.
If the bracket has moved or you have lost it, the problem looks similar to the photo below.
If the brackets are still attached to the arch, do nothing. If they irritate you, use wax. If they are completely out, bring them to the next control.
If your wire is out of the tube
Return the wire to the tube with pincers or pliers, put the wax on and make an appointment.
If the long arch irritates you
Use pliers or nail clippers, put wax on and make an appointment.
If ligature wire irritates you
Tuck it with an eraser on a pencil, and if you fail, make an appointment.
If you have lost your elastic bond/ligature/.
Put the wax on and make an appointment.
If your foil or mobile device has been broken or damaged, please make an appointment as soon as possible.