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