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Permanent Retainer , What Is It?

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    If you’re looking to get your teeth straightened but aren’t sure about getting permanent retainers, you may be concerned about the fact that they aren’t removable. What if you suddenly decide you don’t like them, or something comes up and you can’t wear them? Well, it turns out that there are many people who are initially reluctant to get permanent retainers and then change their minds, once they learn more about them and how they work. What is a retainer? A retainer is a device that helps keep your teeth in place. They are often used after braces to ensure that you keep good oral hygiene and bite habits, as well as maintain your smile over time. Your dentist will take impressions of your teeth, then send them to a dental lab which will create permanent retainers based on these impressions. These custom-made retainers can be made out of various materials such as resin or plastic. What is a permanent retainer? A permanent retainer, or fixed retainer as it is sometimes called, uses a