How to Know When Your Retainer Is on Correctly?

Answer Once braces come off, teeth automatically try to shift back to their original position. A retainer keeps them in place and must be used as prescribed; otherwise, the teeth will shift and the retain... Read More »

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How to Keep Your Retainer?

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

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 »

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 »

How do you get gum off of a retainer?

oil, vaseline, ice, water, wet towel.