Have an orthodontic emergency? At Bay Area Orthodontics we see various dental situations that require our orthodontic care at our Sunnyvale orthodontic office. We provide adult braces, teen braces, and kid braces. If you're looking for an orthodontic consultation or a second opinion on whether you need braces we can help. We offer complementary orthodontic consultations without a referral.
Fortunately, urgent orthodontic emergencies are extremely rare, but sometimes they do happen. Urgent orthodontist visits are rare but when they do we’re here to help. True orthodontic emergencies may include:
If you find yourself or your child in any of the above situations, immediately seek care from your general dentist, contact urgent care, or head to the nearest emergency department. Once you have attended to the emergency situation, call us to set up a follow-up appointment so that we can evaluate your appliances and adjust your treatment plan as needed.
Thankfully, the vast majority of orthodontic problems are considered minor even though they may be uncomfortable. In these cases, you can temporarily resolve many of the problems at home while you wait for your next appointment, or call to schedule an appointment. Listed below are some possible orthodontic situations and how they may be resolved at home.