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Retainer (orthodontics) - Wikipedia

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Orthodontic retainers are custom-made devices, usually made of wires or clear plastic, that hold teeth in position after surgery or any method of realigning teeth.

Retainers for Teeth: Why Wear Them and How to Keep Them Safe

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A lesser-known advantage is that for some kids, retainers can help their breathing. Special types of retainers, according to the Consumer Guide to Dentistry, are ...

Retainers after Braces: Types and Maintenance - Colgate

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Retainers after braces are a very important part of the orthodontic process. Maintenance of your retainer is required, varying according to the types.

The Importance of Orthodontic Retainers - Dear Doctor, Inc

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Aug 1, 2011 ... Retainers keep teeth from moving back into the position from which they started and, quite literally, these devices retain the teeth in their new ...

Dental Braces and Retainers: Types, Care, What to Expect - WebMD

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Jun 4, 2014 ... Are your teeth crooked or do you have an overbite or underbite? WebMD explains how to determine if you need braces and what orthodontic ...

The Reality of Retainers - KidsHealth

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After your braces are removed, your orthodontist (a special dentist who helps straighten teeth and correct jaw problems) will fit you for a retainer and tell you how ...

Types of Retainers: Pros and Cons - DentaKit

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Here are a few things you should know about the different types of retainers. ... May require dental wax to be comfortable at times. No matter what type of retainer ...

Orthodontic RetainersDental Retainer Information – 1-800-DENTIST

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Orthodontic retainers are custom-made dental appliances used to keep teeth in place after dental braces are removed. Learn about different types of retainers ...

What Is A Retainer

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A retainer is a custom-made orthodontic appliances designed to "retain" or hold the position of your teeth. Once your braces come off, your teeth need to settle ...