Retainers

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Helpful Retainer Habits

We’ve probably all seen that unhappy kid or frazzled parent sifting through trash for a lost retainer. If we’re really unlucky, we might have been that unhappy kid or frazzled parent sifting through the unpleasant remains of third period lunch hour. But getting tossed isn’t the only risk these appliances face. Read on for ways to keep …

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How NOT to Forget Your Retainer

The alarm sounds in the morning, you wake up and realize “I forgot to wear my retainer!” If this only happened once, don’t panic. Missing one night with a retainer is unlikely to cause significant teeth movement. However, if it has happened often, give our Arlington, TX office a call to make sure your teeth …

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The Importance of Wearing Your Retainer after Orthodontic Treatment

It’s the big day and your braces are finally coming off! Does that mean you are completely done? Not so fast! After you complete your treatment here at Hildebrand Orthodontics, Dr. Jed Hildebrand and our team will recommend you wear a retainer, which must be worn routinely after treatment in order to hold your teeth …

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