Do You Have Loose Wires or Bands?



We know even despite your best efforts, the wires and bands on your braces may come loose. If this happens, please contact Burch Orthodontics as soon as possible so that we can check and repair your appliance. If any piece of your appliance comes off, be sure to save it and bring it to the office with you.

In an emergency, you can temporarily fix the loose wire by using the back of a spoon or the eraser end of a pencil to carefully and gently push the wire back into place. If the loose wire is causing irritation to your lips or cheeks, put wax or a wet cotton ball over the broken wire to relieve the pain until your appointment.

Don't hesitate to reach out to us at (850) 877-1692 immediately if you experience any issue with your braces. 


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Orthodontic Treatment Myths

Adjusting to Your New Braces

Preventing Bad Breath