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How Much Does A Retainer Cost in Newington, CT?

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After completing orthodontic treatment, such as braces or Invisalign, you’ll need to wear a retainer for some time. Retainers are used to keep your teeth in their newly aligned position after you’ve completed treatment.  There are a variety of types of retainers, and your orthodontist will let you know which …

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How Long Do You Have To Wear A Retainer?

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If you have worn braces for any amount of time, hearing the word that your treatment is over is cause for celebration. You will gain some freedoms back – and you will do so with a beautifully straight smile. That is, until your orthodontist hands you your new retainer.  While …

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How Do You Clean a Retainer?

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When your teeth finally align properly and your braces are removed, your orthodontist will transition you into using a retainer. This is designed to help you maintain your new, beautiful smile. After all, it was your braces that have straightened your teeth, but it is this retainer that will help …