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Retainer wire for dental braces

Why Retainers

Which Retainer Do I Need? As orthodontic treatment comes to an end and your braces are removed, the orthodontist will likely want to use some type of retainer to keep (or retain) your teeth in their new position. Before we talk about the different types of retainers, let’s discuss why retainers are necessary. Teeth are […]

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How Long Does Orthodontic Treatment Take?

One question we hear on a daily basis deals with the length treatment our patients will be in braces. Each orthodontist/dentist will have a different answer for this question, sometimes varying as much as a year or more! So what gives? There are several factors that determine the total treatment time; the following two are […]

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