We Are Here for Your Orthodontic Emergencies

Have you ever had one of those “Oops!” moments with your braces or aligners? At Hunter Family Orthodontics, we know that orthodontic surprises can happen to anyone, anywhere. But don’t worry, Dr. Hunter and our caring team in The Woodlands are always on standby. Need help with an uncooperative wire or a missing aligner? We’re here to turn those unexpected moments into mere bumps on the road to an incredible smile. Here are some examples of orthodontic emergencies. Plus, discover how we’ve got your back (or, rather, your teeth) every step of the way!

General Orthodontic Surprises

Life is full of surprises. Sometimes, those surprises involve your teeth and gums. It could be a tumble on the soccer field with braces. Or a slip leading to a minor mouth injury with aligners. These general orthodontic surprises can feel like big hurdles. Still, at Hunter Family Orthodontics, we see them as opportunities to show our community care.

Dr. Hunter and our team in The Woodlands are like the emergency response squad for your smile. A mishap with braces or aligners might seem daunting. But we’re here. We’ll assess the situation, make the necessary fixes, and have you back to your daily routine in no time flat.

Preventing these unexpected moments is all about being mindful and prepared. Wearing a mouthguard during sports can make a huge difference. Being cautious with those braces or aligners is super important, too. But if life throws you a curveball, remember, we’re just a phone call away.

At Hunter Family Orthodontics, we believe in turning surprises into success stories. We’re here for the twists, the turns, and everything in between. Because when it comes to your smile, we’re here for all of life’s surprises!

Aligners – The Invisible Incredibles

Aligners are like the unsung heroes of orthodontics. They work wonders without anyone even noticing. But even heroes can face obstacles. Consider the case of the missing aligner. 

Picture this: You’re out enjoying a meal with friends, and when it’s time to put your aligner back in, it’s nowhere to be found. Panic sets in, but wait! Dr. Ross Hunter is just a phone call away. We’ll have a new aligner ready for you faster than you can say “Smile!”

Preventing a lost aligner is all about creating good habits, and always keeping it in its case when not in use is like giving it a secret hideaway. And why not have a backup case in your bag or car? It’s like having a safety net for your safety net!

Aligners are all about convenience and subtlety, but they still need a little love and care. With a sprinkle of attention and the support of Hunter Family Orthodontics, you can keep those aligners exactly where they ought to be. After all, even invisible Incredibles need a helping hand sometimes!

We Are Here for Your Orthodontic Emergencies

Braces – Your Smile’s Best Friend

Braces are like your smile’s trusty best friends. They’re always there, working tirelessly to make everything just right. But even best friends can have their quirks. Take a broken bracket, for instance. It might happen while savoring a crunchy snack, but fret not! We’ve dealt with these before. 

Then there’s the case of the poking wire. It’s like a little nudge from your braces, reminding you they’re on the job. But if that nudge becomes a poke, we’re here to make it right. A swift visit to our office and we’ll have that wire back in line. It should work for you, not against you.

Preventing these little hiccups is all about teamwork. Regular check-ups with Dr. Hunter can keep those wires and brackets behaving, and mindful munching can keep them intact. Your braces are on a mission to craft a perfect smile, and we’re here to ensure they succeed. After all, every smile’s best friend deserves a little TLC. 

Retainers and Expanders – The Trusty Sidekicks

Losing a retainer can feel like losing a valuable teammate. Still, at Hunter Family Orthodontics, we’re ready to jump into action. A quick call to our office in The Woodlands, and Dr. Hunter will have a new one prepared for you in a flash.

On the other hand, expanders are busy making room for wayward teeth. Sometimes, teeth get off track and need to be corralled a bit. But even expanders need a little fine-tuning now and then. If something feels off, don’t play the guessing game. We’re the expander experts, ready to make those necessary adjustments and get everything running smoothly. 

Whether it’s a retainer rescue or an expander examination, Hunter Family Orthodontics is always on call. We’re here to ensure your treatment is easy and enjoyable. You deserve for your orthodontic appliances to work correctly. Because when it comes to retainers and expanders, we know that a bit of love and expert care goes a long way!

We Are Here for Your Orthodontic Emergencies


Orthodontic surprises don’t have to catch you off-guard. With Hunter Family Orthodontics by your side, you’ve got a team ready to turn those unexpected moments into mere stepping stones on your smile journey. Dr. Hunter and our dedicated team in The Woodlands are committed to providing expert care with a community touch. Whether it’s braces, aligners, retainers, or expanders, we’re here for all your orthodontic needs. Ready to join a family that cares for your smile as much as you do? Schedule a free consultation with Hunter Family Orthodontics today, and let’s make your smile something extraordinary!