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                      If a wire causes irritation- push the wire  away from the area using the eraser

                        end of a pencil or a cotton swab. If the wire cannot be tucked away, cover

                        the end  of the wire with a small piece of wax or a cotton ball, until you can

                        see us for an adjustment.

                        If a wire breaks- cover the end of the wire with dental wax, and call the office

immediately for an appointment.


                       If a wire comes out of the brace- attempt to reinsert the wire with a pair of 

    needle nosed pliers or tweezers.  If the wire is not sticking you, place a piece of

                       wax over the area. If the wire is sticking you and wax does not help, the wire can be

                       cut with a small wire cutter or nail clipper close to the back of the last brace. 

                       This is a last resort if professional help is not available.


                       If a bracket or band becomes loose- it usually remains connected to the main wire.

                                         Call the office as soon as possible to schedule an appointment.


                       If you suffer a trauma to the teeth or mouth- if it is causing pain call your dentist

                       or go to the emergency room.  Otherwise, call the office to schedule an

                       emergency visit.


                        If an appliance such as an expander becomes loose- if it is not causing pain or

                        discomfort, call the office during normal business hours. 


   For emergencies after hours contact Dr. Jusino directly (586 856-6660)



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Need Help? Call Dr. J at         586 856-6660