Retainers Hurt? (Surviving the Retainer Journey)

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Orthodontic treatment often involves appliances like braces and retainers, which may cause discomfort or occasional pain. One common issue is painful retainers. It’s normal to experience some discomfort with retainer use, as they realign your teeth with consistent, gentle pressure. “There was slight discomfort when I first started wearing retainers, but it eased after a…

What Happens if You Don’t Wear Your Retainer After Braces?

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If you’re an orthodontic patient, your orthodontist probably reminds you how important wearing your retainer is at every appointment. But what really happens if you don’t wear your retainer after getting braces? Will your treatment have gone to waste, or is it less necessary than your doctor makes it seem?

Can Retainers Move Teeth Back?

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Last Updated on Dec 27th, 2021 There is a possibility that an old retainer can be used to move the teeth back into place. However having just one tooth move too far will make the retainer not fit properly. Additionally, if there is bending of the wires in a retainer, the retainer may not fit,…

5 Signs Your Retainer Needs A Replacement

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Is it time to replace your retainer? Are your current retainers cracked, warped, or simply lost? Not sure how much it will cost? We have got you covered​!​ Learn how to identify if your retainer needs replacing a​n​d how to go about it. Let’s Get Cracking! Dr. TisserontI feel very fortunate to have found a profession…

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