retainer

Why you need a retainer and for how long

Why You Need a Retainer and How Long You Have to Wear It

By Mary Hall / May 29, 2020 /

Your braces are off and you have a perfect smile. After months or years of hard work, you’re finally able to enjoy your smile, free from the brackets and wires or plastic aligners, but what comes next? Your orthodontist is about to preach to you about the importance of wearing your retainer. Maintaining your perfect…

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Find out what it's like to have your braces removed in Palm Beach FL

Getting Your Braces Taken Off

By thesmilestore / June 27, 2019 /

You did it! You’ve successfully reached the end of your orthodontic treatment and you are ready to gaze upon your bright and straight new smile. You’ve no doubt been anticipating this moment for quite some time, so it can be easy to think the work is all done. However, there is a little bit more…

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You Stopped Wearing Your Retainer, Now What?

By thesmilestore / June 27, 2019 /

Uh oh. The retainer you thought was lost forever has finally been located in a random corner of your linen closet. It may have been months or years since you wore it last, and now, you guessed it, it doesn’t quite fit anymore. You may remember the feeling of elation the day your braces finally…

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