My Retainer Has Been Lost or Broken

What Should I Do? You’ve just retraced your steps for the last hour looking for your retainer. Where could it be? You just had it last night! And that’s when you notice, your dog is looking awfully guilty. On the floor next to him is your mangled retainer. Your dog is...

How Long Will I Wear My Retainer?

You’ve just had your braces removed to reveal a beautiful new smile! Now your orthodontist has given you something called a “retainer” to wear. We previously discussed how a retainer keeps your teeth from shifting back to their original place. Another common question...
Why Do I Need a Retainer?

Why Do I Need a Retainer?

You’ve just reached the end of a long journey. Your braces have done their job, and now you have a beautiful and radiant new smile! It may seem like your work is done, but not so fast! Even though your braces were taken off, you still need help keeping your smile...