It is our desire that you
never have an orthodontic emergency and, in reality, orthodontic
emergencies are relatively rare. A loose band or bracket is not an
emergency. Simply call us and we will schedule a repair appointment.
These appointments are not available after school or work hours.
However, in the event that
something does occur and you feel that you require immediate attention
after office hours, you may choose to call the Dental
Emergency Service at 416-485-7121. A separate fee will be
payable to them.
Some orthodontic problems
can be dealt with by yourself if an emergency visit to your orthodontist
is not possible. The following section from the Canadian Association of
Orthodontists provides suggestions on how to
deal with some of these problems: