The office of Dr. Jordan Jaffe is committed to providing the Portsmouth, Rhode Island area residents exceptional orthodontic care. Our goal is to make your orthodontic treatment as comfortable as possible.
But we understand that occasionally you must address problems at home, and we hope that you will find this page helpful in these situations.
The following videos will provide you with suggestions and hints to handle common problems that may arise during your orthodontic treatment.Contact us if your situation requires more immediate attention, or to make a follow up appointment for broken or readjusted appliances.
Inserting and removing the plastic lip bumper can seem tricky, but with a little practice you will be able to move it quite easily! Watch the video below to learn.
A loose ligature wire can be an annoying nuisance for your mouth! Check out these simple fixes for this common orthodontic treatment problem in the video below.
From time to time, a band or brace may detach from your teeth. You should call for an appointment as soon as possible, but this should not cause problems in the short term.
If the wire extends far enough beyond the rear brackets to cause discomfort, follow these steps presented in the video below to provide relief until your next appointment.
A simple way to adjust the palate expander… It’s easier than it looks, we promise!
Whether you need a follow up for a broken appliance, or wish to begin an initial consultation, schedule an appointment with Jaffe Orthodontics and a team member will contact you shortly. If you live in or around Barrington, Bristol, or the Portsmouth area, we invite you to join the Jaffe Orthodontic family for high quality, compassionate orthodontic care. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact our office. We look forward to seeing your smile!