When orthodontic emergencies happen, we’re here to help

Shawano Orthodontics is ready to help determine if you’re experiencing an orthodontic emergency or a more common issue.

Most orthodontic repairs and issues can be handled at your next regularly scheduled appointment without the needs for a special appointment. Other repairs and issues require a more immediate visit or even orthodontic emergency care. We’re always available to help determine if you’re experiencing an orthodontic emergency. Simply call 715.526.2544 to get in touch with our team.

What is an orthodontic emergency?

Fortunately, it is relatively rare to experience an actual orthodontic emergency. But when our patients do experience an emergency situation during treatment, we are here to provide the emergency care needed. Schedule an emergency orthodontist appointment by calling our office if you experience one of the following:

  • Orthodontic emergency injury
    Orthodontic emergency injury

    An injury to your mouth, face, or teeth

  • Significant pain in your gums, mouth, or face

How to handle common issues with braces

Some common orthodontic issues and inconveniences, such as loose bands or brackets, broken or poking arch wires, and general tenderness, can usually be managed at home until your next appointment. It’s important to take good care of your braces, as some situations like damaged appliances will require a repair visit and may even prolong treatment. Here are some suggestions for how to handle the most common issues you may notice during your orthodontic treatment: