Orthodontics include braces, retainers, dental trays and other devices that reposition the teeth or hold the teeth in position. Fortunately, orthodontic emergencies are rare, especially with the growing popularity of soft plastic aligners for straightening teeth. Nevertheless, injuries from a sudden trip or fall, auto accident, or a sports injury can disrupt your orthodontic treatment plan or require emergency dental care.
Orthodontic emergencies include:
Any of these symptoms could indicate a severe injury or infection, seen or unseen, that requires immediate attention. Our team at the Placerville Dental Group has years of experience treating dental trauma, including orthodontic injuries. Give us a call immediately. We can help you determine whether a trip to the dentist or the hospital emergency room is the better treatment plan.
Your pain may not be bad enough for the emergency room, but any unexpected discomfort tells you something is wrong. Contact us over the phone to set up an appointment as soon as possible! Situations that require expert dental attention vary, but here are a few examples.
An unforeseen impact or accidental fall can bring unexpected and severe pain if you wear orthodontics. With emergency dental care from the Placerville Dental Group, we help you deal with that unexpected pain and address the source. Give us a call if you need help with oral pain, orthodontic injuries, or orthodontic repairs.