Retainers in Colorado

Align your teeth perfectly with Retainers

After braces treatment, a retainer helps you to preserve the alignment of your teeth. Dentists at Kids & Adult Dental clinic help you to choose a suitable retainer for teeth. The dentist will explain to you every detail about retainers for teeth, from the time and frequency to wear a retainer to how to keep retainers safe. You must follow the instructions given by the doctor to keep your teeth set. When braces are taken off, your teeth have the tendency to automatically push to their original positions. This process is called relapse. Retainers & Dental Appliances in CO will help you to protect your teeth from relapsing. We offer different types of retainers for teeth. The choice of the types of retainer depends on the condition of your alignment, bite and comfort preferences. Check out the Retainers | Kids & Adult Dental | Denver CO

  • Essix retainers:These plastic retainers are the most comfortable ones. They are made of thin flexible plastic which is almost invisible. Essix retainers have become popular as these plastic retainers are virtually unnoticeable.
  • Hawley retainers:Made of metal wires and rigid plastics, Hawley retainers are somewhat uncomfortable plastic retainers. However, they are more durable and help in assisting minor changes in the alignment. As they cover the roof of the mouth, it may give difficult to speak and takes some time to set. Hawley retainers are adjustable and help dentists to set your teeth alignment perfectly.
  • Permanent retainers:As the name suggests, permanent retainers serve as a retainer for teeth that need more adjustment for the alignment. They are made of thin metal wire pasted on the back of your front top and bottom teeth. However, not everyone requires to wear this type of retainer permanently. You require a professional dentist to remove this type of retainer in Littleton Colorado.
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How to Take Care of your Retainers?

Store them properly

Proper storage

Keep your plastic retainers in a hard case to prevent breakage and losing them. You may your name and contact number on the case so that if you forget it somewhere, there are chances to get it.

Avoid Heat

Avoid Heat

Retainers for teeth are designed as per your teeth alignment. If it comes in contact with heat, there is a high chance that the heat will disturb the alignment and destroy the retainer. Therefore, you must keep plastic retainers away from heaters, hair irons, hot water, stoves, etc. Make sure you don't forget them in your hot car. Never clean them with the help of hot water.

Avoid napkins and pockets

Avoid napkins and pockets

Most people make this common mistake. Don't keep your retainers in your pockets without the case. Otherwise, your retainers will break down when you sit down. The second way most people usually break their retainers is by folding them in napkins while taking meals.

Soak them once a week

Soak once a week

Soaking your retainers is essential to refresh them. Mix cleaning tablets in cold water. It will deep clean your retainers by killing all the bacteria.

Brush your retainers on daily basis

Brush your retainers every day

Wash with cold water and add hand soap to the retainers for teeth. You can also wash them with Listerine or any other mouth wash. Don't clean your plastic retainers with toothpaste as it will fog them and lead to scratches on your retainers.

Don't try to adjust retainers yourself

Don't try to adjust retainers yourself

Don't try to adjust your plastic retainers, Hawley retainers or permanent retainers all by yourself. Take an appointment with us. The dentist will set them accordingly.

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