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I Got my Braces off Today and I Won't Be Able to Get a Retainer Till Tomorrow?

Will my teeth shift any? If so will the retainer shift it back. I got fitted and everything right after I got my braces off.

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Retainers will hold correction

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Don't worry, 24 hrs is a minimum required to fabricate them. You should have no problems

Vijay Bhagia, DMD, MS

Houston Orthodontist
5.0 out of 5 stars 2 reviews

Retainer delivered a day after braces removed

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The retainer is made from the impression taken when you had your braces off. There really should not be any shifting in a day, and if so, the retainer, should guide the teeth back if there was a slight shift.

Switzerland Orthodontist

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