Most problems in orthodontics are of the type involving a loose brace or poking wire. Many of these do not require immediate care, though we are always available to see you during our regular business hours. In any case, you should contact our office so we can schedule an appointment to fix the problem.
If you have a more serious problem and have trouble reaching our office on either a holiday or off hours, you can contact your family dentist or the Dental Emergency Services at (416) 485-7121 located at 1650 Yonge Street.
The following are helpful hints to remedy some of the problems you may encounter until you can be seen in our office:
If you are a patient of Dr. Shapiro or Dr. Singer and feel there is a true emergency that requires you to be seen before the next business day, please email both email addresses below (please substitute the ‘(AT)’ for ‘@’):
Emily(AT)tauntonortho.wpengine.com / David(AT)tauntonortho.wpengine.com
and be sure to leave a detailed email message including the patients first and last name, your name, the specific nature of the problem and a phone number where you can be reached. Unless all of this information is provided including a description of the problem, we will not be able to respond. Please allow for 15 minutes for emails to be processed through the server. If you receive no response form us, please email again 30 minutes later.