How to Keep Your Retainer?

Answer Afraid of losing your expensive retainer? Read on to find out how you can keep your retainer safe.

Top Q&A For: How to Keep Your Retainer


I've got blue. The colour doesn't really matter unless you hold your mouth wide open, which is the only time you can see it, but I don't do that a lot.The day I got it, when my braces were taken of... Read More »

Help with my retainer?

You should take it out for drinking also. (I forgot a few times and the aftermath was pretty gross.) However if you're drinking water it won't be a problem but I would take it out anyway. Good luck... Read More »

How do you get gum off of a retainer?

oil, vaseline, ice, water, wet towel.

What happens if you don't use your retainer?

Just a few days after I got my braces off and got my metal retainer, I felt like tiny gaps were forming in my front teeth. I called my ortho and got my retainers tightened that same day. Problem so... Read More »