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How to Keep Your Teeth Clean When Wearing A Retainer 0

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There’s no doubt that more people are embracing orthodontic treatment because there are so many different brace systems to choose from. As an orthodontist we’re treating more adults than ever before, thanks to discreet methods of teeth straightening that systems such as Invisalign aligners provide.

Why Does My Retainer Smell Bad? 0

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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

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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.

 

How long can Teeth Retainers last? 0

Fixed Teeth Retainers | Manchester Orthodontics

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.

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