How to clean a clear retainer?

Answer 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 »

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What's a clear retainer?

i had braces when i was like 14. now i have a clear retainer. its basically 2 separate plastice "molds" that fit on you upper teeth and you bottom teeth. it doesnt hurt at all. they are much easier... Read More »

Can I get the clear retainer?

If you ask for the clear retainer set, they should be able to provide them. There may be an extra charge for them, but my ortho gave me both kinds (the clear ones as back ups). All they have to do... Read More »

Clear, straight nose retainer?

If the ads confuse you, then just remember that "gauge" refers to the thickness of a wire. (Counter-intuitively, the higher the number, the thinner the wire is.)

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 »