Halloween is over, what now?

“OH NO!! HALLOWEEN IS OVER!!  And now I think I have a few BROKEN brackets!! What now?!”

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Worry no more!  Your orthodontist at iSmile Orthodontics in White Plains can fix it.  But first let’s explains what a broken bracket (the metal or clear square glued to your teeth) really is.  If the wire is poking you, a color is gone from around the bracket, or the chain is broken, it is NOT a broken bracket.  If the bracket is moving around on the wire, sliding forward and back, then it is broken!

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Candy can been your best friend and worst enemy simultaneously!  As we discussed in our last post it is important to continue to brush carefully!

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We book special kinds of appointments for broken brackets and that you must call as soon as you notice it’s broken.  Here are the steps:

  1. See a broken bracket.
  2. Tell mom or dad.
  3. You, mom or dad calls iSmile Orthodontics and books a REPAIR appointment.

There!  Easy as 1, 2, 3

These appointments are done at your orthodontics office in Yonkers or in White Plains.  These appointments are not done after 3:30pm.

So let’s all work together as a team and plan accordingly! 

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