Post-Braces: Do You Need a Permanent Retainer?
The big day is quickly approaching. Soon, your braces will have served their purpose, and the repositioning of your teeth will be accomplished. It will undoubtedly feel great to have those braces removed, but you will still need some ongoing assistance to maintain the alignment of your teeth. Retainers are an essential component of orthodontics and are part of your post-braces treatment. Why is your orthodontist suggesting that you'll benefit from a permanent retainer?