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My permanent retainer broke, how do I cut off the excess wire?

It's been a few years since having braces, so going to the ortho isn't an option. Oh aaand I'm at work.

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A pair of side-cutters would do the trick. Or nail clippers would also snip off the wire... just be sure you don't inhale or swallow it. If the wire is fine enough, a good pair of scissors will cut it; just don't plan on the scissors being much good for anything else ever again.

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Ok thanks!
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Good luck... it must be horribly uncomfortable.
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Oh yes it was. Nail clippers worked, thanks :)
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Yay! Every now and then I come up with something, lol!
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