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The end of a wire in the back of my braces is literally STUCK in my jaw. What shOuld I do????

So I have the wire sticking at the end of my jaw for a few days, my wax fell out and now the end of the wire is stuck all the way in my jaw, so idk what to do now. Like I cant talk and I cant move my jaw because its stuck in my jaw, so what should I do?? The orthondist is closed today and tomorrow , so any ideas?? Anyone experienced this beforee?.I really need help now. Thank you.
asked in Orthodontics Forum by DuckiestPlains6 (2 points)  

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Ouch, this must clearly hurt. I'm not a doctor, so please take my advice with a grain of salt. If it's stuck and you don't have wax anymore, I'd remove it entirely and then go to the orthodontist as soon as possible. I had a similar issue before and removed the protruding wire, also making sure I get back to my doctor as soon as his office was open. Next time ask to be given a small box of dental wax at home. I had 2 of them back in the day, so at least I wouldn't run out of it.
answered by dojo (111 points)  
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