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Braces FAQs

Braces FAQs

December 17, 2019
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Can I brush my teeth before my appointment?

Yes! If you have a bracket that is loose or broken, we suggest that you continue to brush as normal. We also suggest that you do not brush immediately before getting brackets on as the fluoride in the toothpaste makes it harder for us to bond to your teeth. Otherwise, we have a tooth-brushing station at the clinic that you can use!

How can I find out when my next orthodontic appointment is?

Make sure that you give our office your current cell phone number, your cell phone provider, and your current email address. You will receive a text and/or email the day before your scheduled appointment, which will save you from having to call our office. You can always call to find out when your next appointment is scheduled.

What if a bracket comes off?

Call our office so we can determine if we need to schedule an emergency appointment and, if the bracket is removable, save the bracket in a Ziploc bag. Bring it with you to your next appointment so we can bond it back on.

What if my spacers fall out?

If a spacer happens to come out call our office to schedule an appointment so that we can replace it.

What determines what kind of retainer I get when I get my braces off?

Your doctor will recommend the best retainer for your specific treatment needs.

What do I do if I lose or break my retainer?

Call our office as soon as you realize you have lost or broken your retainer and set up