Damaged Braces Need Urgent Repair to Avoid Complications in the Realignment Process

Your orthodontist, Dr. Michael Jacobsen, installed your braces with the intention of aligning your teeth for a better functioning mouth and a more appealing smile. The tension applied to your teeth during your routine adjustments gradually repositions each tooth. If any part of your braces is bent, loosened or otherwise damaged, it could affect this tension. Without timely repair, the... read more »

Damaged Braces Needs Fixed

While your braces are designed to be rather durable, they are not impervious to damage. Chewing on gum or sticky foods and crunching down on hard foods, are some of the most common ways that braces are damaged. If some piece of hardware does bend, break off, or come loose,it will likely increase the number of adjustment sessions and the... read more »