Retainers

retainers

What are Retainers?

A retainer is an important item for patients whose braces have just been removed. Retainers are specialized mouth pieces that are custom-molded to each patient’s teeth. They retain, or hold the teeth in place to prevent shifting after braces are removed. If a patient fails to wear his or her retainer, the teeth face the risk of relapsing, or shifting back to their original positions over time.... Read More