When you undergo orthodontic treatment at Lupi Orthodontics with Dr. Lupi in Stafford, VA, you can have confidence that you will receive quality care and that our team will be available to you every step of the way. This includes orthodontic emergencies. While orthodontic emergencies are rare, we want you to feel assured that should one occur, you will be able to receive treatment promptly.
If you or your child should experience an orthodontic emergency, and are in discomfort with an appliance, or braces, that you cannot repair yourself, call our office right away. We’ll schedule the soonest available appointment for you to help address the issue.
These occur very rarely, but the main orthodontic emergencies include:
Contact your general dentist and our office immediately if any of these situations arise. If you feel that your health is in danger or you are experiencing extreme discomfort, go to the emergency room for treatment and contact us from there to let us know what happened.
In most cases, if you experience any issues or discomfort with your orthodontic treatment, you will be able to handle the problem yourself.