August 20, 2017
Orthodontic retainers do a good job at retaining teeth. “Retain” means to hold something back. A retainer is designed to hold teeth in the new position that braces have put them in, so that they don’t slip back into the old one.
Retainers are primarily intended for after braces, not in place of braces themselves.
You’re likely interested in an orthodontic solution that doesn’t involve having metal brackets and wires cemented to your teeth. You want something that’s comfortable, convenient, and more discreet.
Check out these potential braces alternatives Marietta adults have to choose from. (more…)