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The braces hardware installed in your mouth at Dr. Darrell Spilsbury’s orthodontic clinic in Henderson, Nevada, were designed to be durable enough to handle basic oral functions. However, your braces are not impervious to damage from certain sticky and hard foods or chewing gum.

If your braces are damaged or bent in any way, you should not delay in calling 702-434-0063 to have Dr. Darrell Spilsbury address the problem. You should never attempt to repair the damaged braces yourself. This could cause undue complications and potentially harm your mouth.

It’s possible for a spacer to feel loose or fall out shortly before your next adjustment appointment. Should this happen, you need to contact Spilsbury Orthodontics as soon as possible. Most of the time, Dr. Darrell Spilsbury will ask you to schedule an earlier appointment.

If your braces suffered significant damage and a sharp point threatens to harm your cheek or gums, you can try to secure it inside orthodontic wax. If you don’t have any on hand, you might be able to improvise with a small piece of pencil eraser. This can help protect your mouth while you wait for your appointment.

If you had braces installed at our orthodontic clinic and they have been damaged, you should call 702-434-0063 as soon as possible to have them repaired.