Oral Health

Question
Posted by: Evandre | 2010/07/06

Q.

braces- retainer

Hi, i had braces in a couple of years ago, i also received a retainer, havent been wearing it at all, wasnt sure if i need to wear this retainer forever and if not what is the implications. i recently had an accident and it feels like my teeth is becoming sensitive not sure if loose , should i start wearing it again, not even sure if i still have it around.

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Oral health expert

The retainer needs to be worn full time after the braces are removed for half the length of the treatment time and then nights only for the same length of time.
It is better you see your dentist for the sensitivity and have a checkup at the orthodontist

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Posted by: Dental Expert | 2010/07/08

The retainer needs to be worn full time after the braces are removed for half the length of the treatment time and then nights only for the same length of time.
It is better you see your dentist for the sensitivity and have a checkup at the orthodontist

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