Check braces once a week for anything loose or bent. If a bracket or band comes loose or you break a wire, please call our office at 508-845-6712 so that we can arrange an appointment long enough to repair it. Try to explain what has happened by using the diagram provided. Be as specific as possible with the receptionist. If you lose your rubber bands, call us so we can mail you some more or drop by the office and pick some up.
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After braces are placed in the mouth it is normal for the teeth to be sore for about 2 or 3 days. Tylenol or Advil will help relieve this discomfort. Some irritation to the cheeks and tongue is normal, but if you feel anything sharp is poking you or any sores are developing, please call our office at 508-845-6712 .
Attached to your braces, elastics (rubber bands) exert the proper force that creates the right amount of pressure to move teeth. In order for this force to remain constant, elastics must be worn all the time and changed every day. Any time missed in wearing your elastics will only make your treatment take longer, so remember these things:
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Shrewsbury • Worcester • Framingham • Fitchburg • Grafton • Westborough
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Address: Shrewsbury Office: 506 Maisn St. Shrewsbury Ma. 01545 or Holden office: 1084 Main St. Holden Ma.01520 • , • Phone: Shrewsbury 508-845-6711 or Holden 508-829-4309
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