How To Clean Your Retainer

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It is never a good idea to go many days without brushing the teeth, however, there are those people who wear a retainer that will not consider cleaning it very often. This is just as important as brushing your teeth. …

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Five Reasons For Wearing an Orthodontic Retainer

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If your child has dental malocclusions, then an orthodontist will likely recommend braces or plastic aligners to straighten the teeth. Orthodontic treatment can require a few years, but after the major treatment ends, the orthodontist will probably order a customized …

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How Failure of Fixed Retainers Occur

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A fixed, or permanent retainer, conjures up the idea that it’s, well, permanent. Unfortunately, this is a misnomer. Orthodontists place fixed retainers after treatment to help the patient protect the positions of their aligned teeth. Fixed retainers are in addition …

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How to Clean Your Retainers

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Congratulations on getting your braces off! Welcome to the next phase of maintaining your beautiful smile! It’s very important to faithfully follow your orthodontist’s instructions on retainer wear, especially in your first year after having your braces removed. In case …

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Can Teeth Move After Braces?

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It’s important to maintain your teeth once your braces are removed. Read here to learn more about how and why teeth move after braces. If you’re paying hundreds of dollars for braces, you’ll want to make sure they’re long lasting. And …

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