How Long Should I Wear My Retainer? 0
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
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.
How long can Teeth Retainers last? 0
Your braces may be history but retainers are forever. If you weren’t aware of this fact, sorry but it is true. If you have had orthodontic treatment you should wear a retainer not just after your braces are removed but for the rest of your life. How long do these retainers last? Well, it depends on what type you decide to go with.
Aftercare Following Brace Treatment 0
If you’re here then that probably means you’ve finished your orthodontic treatment. Congratulations! But your journey doesn’t stop here.
Aftercare is so important if you want to ensure your results last for years to come.
We'll be covering oral hygiene, diet and retainers.
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What should I do if my retainer breaks? 0
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.