Replacement Retainers

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What is Replacement Retainers?

Wearing a retainer after having orthodontic repair is crucial in maintaining your smile. Unfortunately, retainers are long-lasting but aren't meant to last an entire lifetime. Because of this, it's not terribly uncommon for a patient to come in five to ten years after having the retainer made complaining that it has broken or chipped.

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Why You Might Need Retainer Repair

There are several reasons for why you might need or want to have a retainer repaired. Some of these reasons include:

The retainer has broken entirely • The retainer has chipped or fractured in spots , The retainer is looking old and worn, needing replacement ,The retainer has an odor to it or is stained and needs to be replaced

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Why It's Important to Repair Your Retainer

  • The clear aligner trays can be easily removed for eatingand drinking
  • Thereare fewer food restrictions compared to other treatments
  • Theclear aligners can be easily cleaned or rinsed, The clear aligners are smoothand comfortable, and do not cause any gum or mouth irritation
  • The clear aligners are easy to remove to play sports or a musical instrument
  • This treatment builds confidence and improve self-esteem
  • Clearaligners are a discrete treatment and have no brackets are wires

If you are in need of retainer repair, contact us today!