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What’s the best way to clean your retainer? 0

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Oral hygiene is a very important part of your morning and night-time routine. Whether you have a retainer or braces, you should make sure to maintain a good method in order to keep everything squeaky-clean. So in this blog, we will discuss the right and wrong methods needed to keep your retainer clean!

How Effective are Braces for Adults? 0

Adult Braces | Manchester Orthodontics

 

Are braces just for kids? I’m an adult, will they even work now that I’m older?

The answer is no and yes. Braces can be worn and will work on most teeth, no matter what your age.  Read on in this blog to learn about the types of braces available and how effective they are.

Everything You need to Know about Retainers 0

Teeth Retainers | Manchester Orthodontics

So let’s say you’ve had your braces on for 2 years, and they’re finally coming off. You’re super excited to have perfect, straight teeth and you can’t wait to show them all off to all your friends. The only problem is, they might not stay like forever as they can move with age. But, thanks to retainers, you can actually keep them straighter for longer.

How To Look After Your Retainer 0

Retainer care | Manchester Orthodontics

 

Congratulations you have now finished the active stage of your orthodontic treatment!  

You will now be requested to wear retainers to maintain the current position of your teeth.  A variety of retainers are used within orthodontic practice, however at Northenden House Orthodontics we generally use fixed retainers, vacuum formed retainers (Essix retainers) or Hawley retainers.

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