Emergency Care

You probably won’t experience a true orthodontic emergency because they're rare.

But, since they do happen from time to time, it’s important for you to know how to handle them.

Help in Case of Emergency

The following orthodontic emergencies and their treatments are listed in the order from least severe to most severe.

True orthodontic emergencies are rare and involve a lot of bleeding and/or severe pain. If you're experiencing a true orthodontic emergency, please dial 911 or go to the emergency room.