After-Hours Care

wire-long
If your wire becomes too long in the back...
place-wax
Place enough wax in the area to completely cover the wire and bracket.
chain-break
If your power chain breaks....
remove-chain
Use a pair of tweezers, or your fingers to remove the power chain.
loose-bracket
If a bracket comes loose...
completely-cover
Place enough wax to completely cover the bracket.
unravel
If your lace beigns to unravel...
unwind
Unwind the remaining lace from your brackets with a pair of tweezers.
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*Drying the area first helps the wax stick better!
loose-band
If your band comes loose...
toothpaste
Add a small amount of toothpaste to the band and press it back into place.
ends-tied
If the end of your tie gets pushed out from under your arch wire...
push-back
Use a pencil eraser or your finger to push it back under the archwire.
archwire
If your archwire comes out in the back....
archwire-2
Lay the archwire against the bracket and place enough wax to completely cover the bracket.
archwire-out
If your archwire comes out in the back....
archwire-out2
Place enough wax over broken area to secure archwire.
archwire-out3
If possible, remove archwire with a pair of tweezers or your fingers.
color-off
If one of your colors come off....
No need for any after hours care. Your braces are fine!

Hall Orthodontics

  • Hall Orthodontics - 3535 Roswell Rd., Suite #14, Marietta, GA 30062 Phone: 770-321-9494 Fax: 770-321-8511

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