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It is normal for your teeth to loosen during treatment. They must. so that the teeth can begin to move to their new position.
Loose Wire or Band
Sometimes a wire, band or bracket may come loose. If the wire protrudes and becomes irritating, it can be turned down with a blunt instrument like a pencil eraser or a spoon until repaired.
A few days after the braces are placed, there might be a general soreness in your mouth.This discomfort can be relieved by rinsing the mouth with a warm salt water mouthwash or taking aspirin or other pain reliever. This soreness is expected and will soon go awayAs a general rule, an emergency appointment may be made if there is something sticking out that you can't take care of. Call our office as soon as a problem arises. It will be helpful if you can describe the loose or broken part.The diagram below will help you to identify the part of your appliance in question.