Retainer

Different Types of Retainers & Their Maintenance

Different Types of Retainers & Their Maintenance

Braces help you to set the teeth in their correct position and retainers do the work of keeping the teeth in their corrective position permanently. There are different types of retainers such as removable and fixed retainers. They are further categorized into sub types as clip-on retainer, wrap around retainer, etc.
Essix Retainer

What is an Essix Retainer? Purpose and Advantages

Essix retainer, also known as overlay or invisible retainer, is entirely transparent. It is custom made with clear plastic in a dental lab and is somewhat like clear braces. They fit snugly onto your teeth just above your gum line.
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Permanent Retainer Removal – When You Should Consider This?

There could be instances where you may have to go for permanent retainer removal such as tartar buildup, retainer damage due to trauma or biting on hard foods.
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Teeth Retainer – Why You Require Retainers After Braces?

Orthodontic relapse occurs when adequate retention is not provided to the teeth after the finish of the treatment. Our tooth tends to move back to their original position after orthodontic treatment. The dentist thus provides teeth retainer, which is to be worn for a stipulated period.

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