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.
October is both National Orthodontic Health Month and National Dental Hygiene Month! Dental hygiene refers to the ways in which we keep our mouth, teeth and gums clean and healthy. Oral health maintenance can sometimes fall by the wayside as the year winds down and the holidays add more busyness to our daily lives. However, […]