Is it possible to get retainers before braces?

Is it possible to get retainers before braces?

Is it possible to get retainers before braces?

It’s not uncommon for younger patients to be given a retainer before they get braces to eliminate these issues.

Can I still wear my retainer if my teeth have shifted?

If you’ve neglected your retainer for a few weeks or months, be sure to try your retainer on to see if it still fits – if so, it may help undo any shifting that’s occurred since you’ve worn it if new bone tissue hasn’t grown. So the answer to the question, “can retainers move teeth back?” is yes, sometimes.

Do you get your retainer the same day you get your braces off?

Clear retainers are the most common and most requested type of retainer Advanced Orthodontics offers. They are made in our office the same day you get your braces removed.

Can I just buy a retainer?

The traditional way to replace a retainer is to go to your dentist or orthodontist. They will likely already have your impression and can make you a replacement retainer based on that. This cost can be anywhere from $200 to $600 per retainer, making replacing your retainer a potentially expensive prospect.

What is the best retainer after braces?

A retainer keeps your teeth in place after your braces come off. It takes almost a year for the periodontal ligaments to solidify into their new positions after your braces are removed. That’s why you need to wear your retainer exactly as your orthodontist directs.

Why do you need to wear retainer after braces?

You might need a retainer for a few reasons. The most common reason is to help your teeth stay set in their new positions after wearing braces. It’s important to wear your retainer because as your body grows, your teeth do some shifting.

Do you have to have braces before a retainer?

There are also people who wear retainers even if they haven’t worn braces before it. Retainers are also an alignment tool, so if you have issues about your teeth but they aren’t severe enough to need braces, then retainers might be what you need .

Are retainers really necessary after braces?

A: Yes, wearing a retainer after braces is necessary. Retention is an important part of your overall orthodontic treatment plan. Depending on the diagnosis and treatment plan done for your individual case, your orthodontist will determine the best method for retention of the final result. Tooth movement is part of our overall aging process.