To what age is a retainer useally required for ?

Answer Age doesn't really matter, its all about when you got your braces off. And I'd say about 3-6 years after you get your braces off, depending on what the dentist says.

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How do you get gum off of a retainer?

oil, vaseline, ice, water, wet towel.

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What happens if you don't use your retainer?

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