You may take acetaminophen or other non-aspirin pain relievers while you adjust to your new braces. A warm wash cloth, heating pad or warm salt water rinses may reduce the soreness in your jaws.
Orthodontic emergencies are rare, but when they do occur we are available to you. As a general rule, most problems and discomfort can be resolved at home. Typical issues and solutions are described below. If you do encounter a situation that you can not resolve, please call our office for advice or to schedule an appointment.
(Please use only in true orthodontic emergencies)