Are you experiencing issues with your orthodontic treatment? Learning to manage soreness and discomfort is normal with orthodontic treatment of any kind. This is especially true for the first few days after an orthodontic adjustment or use of a new Invisalign® aligner as your teeth begin to shift into a new position. However, there are a few situations that could signal an orthodontic emergency that require professional treatment as soon as possible. If you believe you are experiencing an orthodontic emergency, contact our orthodontist in Miami right away so you can have your situation evaluated and treated.
Although orthodontic emergencies are rare, they’re not entirely uncommon. When emergencies do occur, they will need to be treated at once to avoid further complications. Emergency situations that may occur include:
If you experience any of these issues, we encourage you to call us at 305-842-2592 to make an appointment with our orthodontist right away.
Whether you have traditional braces or Invisalign®, many orthodontic issues can be treated or managed at home. Pain and discomfort can typically be treated with over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen or aspirin or by applying an ice pack as necessary. Here are a few of the issues that can come up and some tips for dealing with them at home.
Although typically comfortable to wear and easy to use, some patients may experience issues such as these with their Invisalign® aligners:
If you have tried to treat your orthodontic issue at home but are still experiencing pain or discomfort, or you have a broken appliance, contact the Center for Invisible Orthodontics to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Our experienced orthodontist, Dr. Grussmark, has been straightening smiles for more than 30 years and has been using Invisalign since it was introduced in 1999. Whether your problem is simple or complex, our Miami dentist has the experience to treat your smile and help alleviate discomfort.
Dr. Stephen Grussmark
4425 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Miami, FL 33146
Monday: 7AM – 4PM
Tuesday: 7AM – 4PM
Wednesday: 7AM – 4PM
Thursday: 7AM – 4PM