Wear your retainer at all times, until your orthodontist instructs you otherwise.
Initially, you may experience some slight difficulty speaking for a short time until your tongue gets used to your new retainer.
Remove your retainer when you’re eating or drinking hot beverages and always put it in the case!
If you remove your retainer, always put it in the case! Pets love to chew on appliances.
Remove your retainer when you’re swimming.
Clean your retainer every morning and night with only a toothbrush and warm water. DO NOT use toothpaste. Toothpaste may scratch the retainer
Do not try to adjust your retainer yourself.
Always bring your retainer to your appointments.
Keep retainers away from hot water, hot air, hot car dashboards, the washing machine, pockets and napkins.
Retainers are breakable, so treat yours with care. If your retainer gets lost or broken, call us immediately as your teeth can move quickly!
Retainer replacements are expensive, but with proper care they will last for years!
If your retainer breaks or is lost, call us immediately as your teeth can move quickly!