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Alpharetta Orthodontic Emergencies

You can count on Dr. Gluck to quickly handle your Alpharetta orthodontic emergencies. If you have a broken bracket or a disturbed appliance, we can help. From minor orthodontic treatments to unfortunate traumatic accidents involving your mouth and teeth, Dr. Gluck is here to serve you and your family. In the case of an orthodontic emergency, call our office as soon as possible. Our helpful staff will evaluate the urgency of the problem and schedule a time to be seen as soon as possible. Dr. Gluck has some helpful hints to help remedy some minor problems while you are waiting to be seen in our office.

Loose Band: If the band or bracket is still attached to the wire, leave it in place. If this is uncomfortable, place wax on it. If the band or bracket comes out completely, wrap it in tissue.

Loose Wire: Try to place the wire back in place with tweezers. If that is not possible, clip wire with fingernail clippers behind last tooth to which it is securely fastened. If any discomfort, place wax on it.

Poking Wire: Try pushing the wire down with spoon or eraser. If this does not work, place wax on the protruding wire for safety.

Loose Appliance: If appliance, such as an expander is sticking or poking, try to temporarily push it back on to the tooth. Remove it if the entire appliance is loose.

Soreness: Use warm salt water rinses and non-prescription pain reliever.

Johns Creek Emergency Orthodontics

To avoid causing unnecessary orthodontic problems, be careful what you eat and avoid the foods outlined as off limits or prohibited while wearing braces. Resisting the urge to play with or poke your orthodontic appliances with your fingers, tongue or any other object (like pen, straw or the like) will help reduce the chance of an orthodontic emergency occurring.

Dr. Brett Gluck can be trusted with your emergency orthodontics situation in Johns Creek, no matter how severe. Let our staff take care of all of your orthodontic needs, including any unforeseen problems that may arise while wearing braces. We are here to serve you with excellence. Your smile matters and Dr. Gluck will correct and repair any orthodontic emergency you may encounter. Contact our Alpharetta Orthodontic Emergencies Office for reliable and caring emergency orthodontics.