Orthodontic Retainers

There’s one final touch to your orthodontic journey, and it’s your customised retainers. These personalised appliances play a significant role in maintaining the smile you’ve worked so hard to achieve by holding your teeth in their optimal position thus retaining your newly created and beautiful smile. They’re more than just accessories; they’re the practical sidekick to your newfound confidence, ensuring your investment stands the test of time.

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Tailored Orthodontic Care for a Lifetime of Confidence

What is the Recommended Frequency for Wearing my Removable Retainer?

During the first two years after your orthodontic treatment, your retainer is your trusty companion, helping your smile settle into its new, amazing look. Each patient is unique, however our usual “Retainer Protocol” consists of wearing your removable retainer(s) every night (10-12 hours per day).

After two years, our gums and teeth start to stabilise and we will help you find a routine that suits you best, which typically involves wearing your retainer 1-2 nights per week for as long as you want to keep your teeth straight. This long-term retention plan is crucial to ensure the lasting results of your full orthodontic treatment and preserve your smile for life.

Remember, this journey is about the long-term, confident smile you’re creating. Listen to our advice and you’ll be enjoying your new smile for a lifetime.

Removable Orthodontic Retainers

Removable retainers are perfect for when you want to make cleaning your teeth and flossing easier, especially during teenage orthodontic treatment. One set of clear Essix retainers is included in all comprehensive orthodontic treatment plans, ensuring that your smile stays in great shape.

Fixed Wire Orthodontic Retainers

For most of our patients, our white gold fixed wire retainers are a reliable solution designed to maintain the alignment of your teeth and offer a double guarantee.

 Typically attached to the back of your front anterior teeth, these discreet retainers work diligently behind the scenes.

To further enhance the effectiveness of our fixed wire retainers, we may also combine them with a clear plastic removable Essix retainer. This dual approach ensures comprehensive support for teeth that are more susceptible to movement over time.

By incorporating fixed wire retainers into your orthodontic aftercare, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your smile will remain beautifully aligned. These retainers offer long-lasting stability, addressing any concerns related to age-related tooth shifting.

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