How To Clean A Retainer?

Answer I wore many years ago after I had braces taken off, and I think I was told to brush mine w/ toothpaste and water.

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How to clean a clear retainer?

You should not brush your retainer, especially if it is a clear plastic retainer.You need to clean your retainer every single night to avoid plaque buildup and bacteria which will make it smell bad... Read More »

How to Clean Your Retainer?

When you wear a retainer for a number of hours, plaque and bacteria build up on the appliance. This article explains how to use household products to keep your retainer clean and prevent it from sm... Read More »

How to Clean an Acrylic Retainer?

Retainers spend a lot of time in your mouth and can contain a large amount of bacteria. Because of that, it is strongly recommended to clean your retainer often. However, for retainers that contain... Read More »

How to Clean a Retainer With Peroxide?

Retainers are placed in the mouth, typically after braces are removed. The retainer holds the position of the teeth and typically your retainer will be worn anywhere from a few months to several ye... Read More »