Types of Dental Retainers: 3 Best Options To Choose From

After completing successful orthodontic treatment, whether using traditional braces or clear aligners, it is crucial to continue taking care of the newly achieved alignment of your teeth. Dental retainers play an essential role in this process by ensuring that the teeth remain in their proper position for the long term.

What are retainers

Orthodontic retainers are devices designed to maintain the new position of teeth after orthodontic appliances have been removed. They allow the surrounding tissues to gradually adapt to the new alignment, ensuring that your newly perfected smile is maintained for many years to come.

What are the different types of dental retainers?

Fixed wire retainers Clear Aligner Retainers Hawley type retainers

What happens if I don't wear my dental retainer properly?

If you do not wear your retainers as directed by your orthodontist, there is a chance that your teeth will gradually begin to shift back to their original positions.

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