If a wire
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
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
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
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-
is causing pain call your dentist
to the emergency room. Otherwise, call the office to schedule an
If an appliance such as an expander becomes
if it is not causing pain or
call the office during normal business hours.
For emergencies after
hours contact Dr. Jusino directly (586 856-6660)
today for a Free Exam (248) 476-3000