Braces Retention

What Is Retention?

The retention phase begins when braces are removed and involves wearing a retainer or positioner to help keep teeth in their corrected position.

How long does the retention phase last?

Retention must be looked at as a lifelong commitment.  Periodic checkups that monitor teeth position and the fit of your retainer are required.

Teeth Movement - What Is Normal?

Once your braces are removed, your teeth will adapt to life without braces and minimal movement of your teeth is normal and natural. Hence, retention is a lifelong commitment. 

All of our patients receive individualized education regarding the importance of retention.

Coming soon… stay tuned for our Braces Retention video!