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Each of your adjustment sessions at Dr. Juan Echeverri’s clinic has been designed to apply progressive tension to your braces. As time goes by, this will gradually correct any alignment issues with your teeth. If your braces are damaged in any way it could increase the amount of time needed to achieve your ideal smile.

If you do have a problem, you should not attempt to repair your braces. Even if the damage is minor it is still best to call 713-956-8767 to have Dr. Juan Echeverri examine and repair your braces.

Sometimes a damaged or loose component could seriously injury their cheek or gums. To prevent a sharp point from harming soft tissues in your mouth you can secure it inside a piece of orthodontic wax. If you don’t have any immediately on hand, you could try to improvise with a piece of pencil eraser.

A spacer can sometimes fall out shortly before your next adjustment appointment. If this happens, you should call 713-956-8767 to consult with a member of Dr. Juan Echeverri’s staff. In most of these cases, the easiest solution is to schedule a sooner appointment.

If you are in the Houston, Texas area and some part of your braces is damaged, you should call 713-956-8767 to schedule an appointment at Echeverri Dental Center.