Most patients will need to replace their retainers at different points throughout their lifetime. The replacement frequency depends on how well the patient cares for their retainers as well as whether they are prone to habits like teeth grinding. The more careful you are with your retainers, the longer they will last.
At American Family Orthodontics, we offer the following three types of retainers. Your orthodontist will discuss the options with you to determine what will work best for your situation.
American Family Orthodontics is a part of Mortenson Dental Partners.
There’s no right or wrong time to receive orthodontic treatment, however there are certain times that may be better for you and your child’s treatment plan. With treatment comes many appointments for consultations, placements, and adjustments. Because of this, starting during the summer can be beneficial in many ways: Adjustment period – When your child […]