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Dr. Andy’s Guide to Properly Cleaning Retainers

The last major step in your orthodontic treatment is a retainer. After braces have readjusted the alignment of your teeth, retainers help keep them in place. They’re every bit as important as braces to give you the beautiful smile you want. It’s important to keep in mind that with retainers comes the responsibility of properly…

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Straight Talk: Which Retainer is Best for You After Braces?

Getting your braces off is a moment you’ll look forward to, no doubt about it! But it’s not the end of your orthodontic treatment – you’ll need to wear a retainer for a while to keep your teeth aligned. There are several types of retainers on the market today, so which is the best retainer…

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How to Take Care of Your Retainer

Life After Braces: How to Take Care of Your Retainer

First things first, let’s make it clear that the most important thing to remember about your retainer is that you need to wear it! Once you get your braces removed, Dr. Andy will provide you with a retainer that is designed to fit your teeth perfectly. This retainer will keep your teeth from shifting back…

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