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Why Does My Retainer Smell Bad? 0

why does my brace smell

You went to put your retainer in before bed, but when you opened the case a horrible smell jumped out at you. What in the world happened to your retainer during the day? Can retainers really rot? While it isn’t uncommon for retainers to develop a smell, there is something you can do about it, as well as things you can do to avoid it happening to begin with.

How Long Should I Wear My Retainer? 0

benefits of retainers

Often people ask us how long they need to wear their retainer for after having orthodontic treatment. There are many factors that may influence how long someone needs to wear their retainer, but the best recommendation we can give you is to wear your retainers for as long as you want your teeth to stay straight. 

Teeth Retainer - FAQs 0

Teeth Retainer | Manchester Orthodontics

Retainers are incredibly useful for after you have worn braces, they ensure that your teeth maintain their position even after your braces have been taken off. But what are some of the frequently asked questions about them? Let's take a look today.

 

What should I do if my retainer breaks? 0

Teeth Retainer | Northenden House Orthodontics

It’s important that you wear either a fixed bonded retainer or removable Essix or Hawley retainer immediately after your braces are removed. This will ensure that your teeth stay in their new straight position. Your teeth will be constantly moving so you’ll need to find a way to prevent a relapse. As you should wear your retainer every day, if you break or lose a retainer you will need to make sure you contact your Orthodontist ASAP to have it repaired or a new appliance made. 

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