Maintaining Your Retainer

Orthodontist Herndon

  • You may need time to get used to your retainer.
  • Some patients find speaking and chewing to be difficult at first.
  • Wear your retainer as your doctor has prescribed.
  • Remove your retainer before eating and place it in its case.
  • Clean your retainer thoroughly with a toothbrush and toothpaste.
  • Handle your retainer with care.
    Should it become lost or damaged, contact us.
  • Bring your retainer to all of your appointments.
  • Avoid keeping your retainer in hot places such as cars and pockets.