Your health and comfort are extremely important to us. During the course of orthodontic treatment, we realize that you may experience a variety of issues or concerns. Typically, most of these are considered non-emergencies. However, we want you to be able to recognize when to seek immediate medical attention. The very best way to reach our office is by texting OR calling us at 919-338-5650. You can use that number to schedule appointments, ask questions, and check in for appointments.
Below is a list of non-emergency issues that may arise and common at-home adjustments that can be made to resolve any discomfort. You can contact our office by texting Or calling 9 l 9- 338-5650. We will assess your situation and see if you can wait until your next appointment or if we need to see you sooner.
If your braces (brackets) are rubbing against your lip or cheek and causing discomfort, you can place orthodontic wax on the bracket(s) causing the pain. Or you can gargle with warm salt water to assist that area in healing.