Home Care for Braces

Braces should be checked once a week to see if they are loose or bent. If a bracket or band comes loose or you break a wire, please call our office so that we can arrange an appointment to have it repaired.

Home Care for Braces

Braces should be checked once a week to see if they are loose or bent. If a bracket or band comes loose or you break a wire, please call our office so that we can arrange an appointment to have it repaired.

Home Care for Braces

Braces should be checked once a week to see if they are loose or bent. If a bracket or band comes loose or you break a wire, please call our office so that we can arrange an appointment to have it repaired.

Damaged or Malfunctioning Braces

If a bracket or band comes loose or you break a wire, please call our office so that we can arrange an appointment to have it repaired.  Please try and explain what has happened and be as specific as possible with the receptionist. If you lose your rubber bands, we can mail you some more or drop by the office and pick them up.

Sore Teeth

It is normal for the teeth to be sore for about 2 or 3 days after the placement of braces. Use Tylenol or Advil to help relieve this discomfort. Some irritation to the cheeks and tongue is also normal, however, if you feel anything sharp poking you or sores start to develop, please call our office.

Elastics

Elastics (rubber bands) are attached to your braces to exert the proper force which in turn creates the right amount of pressure to move teeth. For this force to remain constant, elastics must be worn at all times and changed out every day. Not wearing your elastics will only make your treatment longer. Please remember the following:

  • It’s your responsibility to place the elastics on your braces between appointments. Please wear them as instructed. You should only remove them when brushing your teeth, gums and braces after meals. Place them back on immediately.
  • Always carry a few elastics with you. If one breaks you can replace it right away. Call the office and we will mail you an additional supply of elastics if your supply is low.
  • If you forget to insert your elastics one day, don’t double up the next day. Continue on with regular instructions.
  • Elastics will get worn out. Once they lose their elasticity, they will not provide the proper pressure on your teeth and jaws. That’s why it is very important to change them as directed, even when they are not broken.

If your elastics break frequently, a wire or band loosens, or a hook breaks off please call our office immediately. Don’t wait until your next appointment because these problems need to be corrected as soon as possible.

Why Our Membership Plan Might Be Right For You

No dental insurance? Children and adults can still receive the same great dental care with our membership plan.

  • Yearly membership plan to cover routine cleanings and exams and even emergency visits
  • Save money and receive the dental care you deserve
  • Payment options available

Why Our Membership Plan Might Be Right For You

No dental insurance? Children and adults can still receive the same great dental care with our membership plan.

  • Yearly membership plan to cover routine cleanings and exams and even emergency visits
  • Save money and receive the dental care you deserve
  • Payment options available

Why Our Membership Plan Might Be Right For You

No dental insurance? Children and adults can still receive the same great dental care with our membership plan.

  • Yearly membership plan to cover routine cleanings and exams and even emergency visits
  • Save money and receive the dental care you deserve
  • Payment options available

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1204 Fond du Lac Avenue
Kewaskum, Wisconsin 53040

What do our patients have to say?

Kewaskum Family Dentistry is a great place for all your dental needs. The staff is absolutely amazing and extremely helpful. I couldn't be more pleased with the quality of service i recieve from there. They treat you like family and make you feel completely comfortable. I would recommend this place to everyone! 5 stars all the way 🙂
Nicole Dankert
00:47 26 Feb 21
Such a friendly, caring amazing dentists and staff!
Jodi C
16:42 25 Feb 21
I had a dental dilemma that was scheduled to be a six week ordeal between oral surgeon and dentist and was instead handled totally in house by Dr Sarah and staff in one day with fabulous results and almost no pain. Can’t say enough good about this dentistry!!
Laurie Struck
16:27 25 Feb 21
Always a good visit with the staff at Kewaskum Family Dental. Come and visit them.
Rick Videkovich
17:20 18 Feb 21
From the Virtual consultation to the in office visit, everything was great! Dr. K was lovely and explained everything to my son and I in a way we could understand. The staff at the front desk were professional, helpful and friendly. I am very happy I chose this practice for my children's dental needs.
Phantom YT
16:56 18 Feb 21
I would recommend. So kind, and gentle!!
Brittany N. Belongia
16:56 18 Feb 21
Dr. Sara, the assistants, and the front desk ladies are so awesome to work with. They make it easy to set up appointments. They make you feel very welcome and comfortable from the second you walk in. I am very satisfied with how current Dr. Sara is on new practices. I struggled getting answers for my dental issues and when I met Dr. Sara she had ideas and answers how to correct my dental issues with modern practices. I couldn't be happier coming here!
Seth Milkey
21:08 10 Feb 21
The way everyone cares and listens to your concerns and takes the time to answer your questions.
Shirley Immel
23:59 28 Jan 21
The entire staff is so friendly and put me at ease. I have always been treated patiently and respectfully when I feel anxious or when I am having a dental procedure done. They are very knowledgeable of current treatments and skillfully and professionally execute them. When I had dental pain, but was not in the area, Dr. Sara called me back immediately to address my concerns. I am VERY pleased to call Kewaskum Family Dentistry my dental team!
Lisa Gruenwald
20:07 28 Jan 21
Everyone was very friendly and helpful!
Patty Salter
19:49 28 Jan 21