It is a fact of life: accidents happen from time to time, and unfortunately, they can happen to your braces. Whether it was an accidental blow to your mouth or an apple that just looked too tasty, we understand that some things are simply out of your control or are the result of learning to live with your orthodontic treatment.
If you find yourself in the middle of an orthodontic emergency in Glastonbury, Wethersfield, Rocky Hill and Marlborough, Connecticut, the first thing to do is remain calm. The second thing to do is call Risinger Orthodontics at 860-633-8321 and make an appointment with our orthodontist, Dr. Richard Risinger. Our experienced team will help you to know what you should do to create a temporary fix until you can come into our office for a more thorough check and guidance. Some orthodontic accidents can result in lost treatment time, but quick action and careful care of your personal appliances will help prevent the worst effects of these mishaps.
Accidents and emergencies are simply a part of orthodontic treatment, just like every other aspect of life, and they happen to everyone. Our orthodontist and team will not judge your or berate you for things outside of your control, and we will do everything we can to make sure your treatment is comfortable and effective. If you find that a single kind of accident or problem is happening to you frequently, please talk with our team and we will help you to change your habits in a way to avoid repeating the same painful mistakes in the future.