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.
When it comes to having braces, adjustments to your diet are important. In the early months of treatment or after a tightening, your mouth and teeth may be sore. This is due to the fact that your teeth are being pushed and pulled as they move into their new positions. During this time, stick with […]