What are the pro's and con's of Essix retainers and Hawley retainers?

Answer Pros of Essix Retainers:They are supposedly clearCons:They are easily breakable, and will have to be replaced They aren't durable They leave a millimeter of space between your teeth, and they are s... Read More »

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Can essix retainers be adjusted?

There probably won't be a noticeable difference after four days, I had to wait a week between getting my braces off and getting an essix retainer, and even without braces on for a week, the mold st... Read More »

I stopped wearing my retainers for a couple of months now and the retainers are cracked what do I do?

If they're cracked, you should go to the orthodontist and get fitted for a new set. Wearing broken retainers is just as bad as not wearing them at all. Forcing them in isn't good either since they ... Read More »

Would you suggest vivera clear retainers or traditional metal retainers?

You don't have to brush the Invisalign trays. Here is the easy and best way to clean them. Get denture cleaner tablets. In a small bowl, fill with warm tap water, put in trays and add one tablet... Read More »

Should i take my retainers off?

I'd wear your retainer but ask your orthodontist about the looseness. I know many people who didn't wear their retainer and their teeth shifted back. Your friend is lucky!