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Orthodontic Emergencies — Chicago, IL

Helping Your Orthodontic Treatment Stay On Track

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At Chicago Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we understand that life happens. Although most orthodontic treatments go smoothly and according to plan, you may run into some challenges or accidents. Fortunately, most orthodontic emergencies can be handled from home! Our knowledgeable staff is always happy to assist and answer your questions over the phone. However, should you run in to an emergency that requires professional attention, Dr. DaleDr. Amy and our team are here to help. If needed, we will likely be able to see you right away for a same-day appointment. When it comes to helping your orthodontic treatment stay on track in an orthodontic emergency, don’t hesitate to contact us right away!

Why Choose Chicago Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics for Emergency Orthodontic Care?

What to Do in an Orthodontic Emergency

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If something goes amiss with your braces, aligners, or other orthodontic appliance, it’s easy to become alarmed. No matter what your situation looks like, we encourage you to follow these steps:

The Most Common Orthodontic Emergencies

If you run into trouble with your orthodontic treatment, we encourage you to give us a call. Even if you’re not sure whether your situation qualifies as an emergency, we are more than happy to help. Most orthodontic emergencies can be handled at home with the guidance of one of our team members. Over the phone, we’ll help you assess your situation and walk you through what you need to do to get your treatment back on track. Below are some examples of orthodontic emergencies and how you can handle them.

How to Prevent Orthodontic Emergencies

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In some cases, orthodontic emergencies are not preventable. However, many times they are! Here are some steps you can take to avoid problems during your orthodontic treatment:

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