What is an orthodontic emergency? Typically, anything when significant pain is involved, such as a broken wire or an appliance that is severely poking or cutting gum tissue. We want to know about these situations quickly.
Other circumstances, like a broken brace or bracket, a lost alastic or steel ligature tie, needing more elastics, lost retainers, a missed appointment, are not after-hours emergencies. Often there are home care remedies for many situations as can be read in this link: