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What Dental Abnormalities Would need a Retainer Before Getting Braces?

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A Retainer Before Braces Doesn't Make Much Sense

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If you are going to be moving teeth with brace there isn't really a reason to have a retainer first.

However, if your teeth or gums are being traumatized or were recently traumatized a retainer might be helpful in stabilizing them before braces. This is really the only reason I can come up with.


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