Bottom Teeth Retainer Help?

Answer You should try using dental wax. The same wax you used for your braces should work, just make a ball and make sure that the wax goes into the ridges of your teeth so it doesn't just fall off.

Top Q&A For: Bottom Teeth Retainer Help

Is it normal for your front teeth to rest on your bottom braces therefore causing your top and bottom molars to not be able to touch?

%REPLIES%%DETAILS%AnswerProbably not. But you should call your orthodontist and talk to them about it. AnswerI researched this problem myself; I have had a similar experience myself. By looking an... Read More »

I think my bottom retainer is loose and I can't call my ortho for 3 days, anything I can do?

Be very gentle with your retainer until you can go in. Try not to play with it with your tongue and eat soft foods. If you have a full lower retainer, plastic or metal, wear it until you see your ... Read More »


If it fits, it will help. If it doesn't fit, it could make things worse. If there are any really tight spots or any new crowding or twisting to the teeth, the retainer probably won't help fix thos... Read More »

Will the retainer straighten my teeth?

If you have gaps -- I'd go back. That's not a good sign. And a retainer helps your teeth stay straight after the removal of braces.