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Can Invisalign Retainer Be Replaced?

I lost my invisilign retainer. Can a retainer be replaced?

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Yes it can be replaced but ...

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It has to fall within the guidelines on the contract. Vivera will only cover a warranty retainer if it has been 6 months or less I believe since your last one was delivered.  If you are currently in treatment then the Dr can order one no problem.

Los Angeles Cosmetic Dentist
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Invisalign retainers can be replaced if lost or broken

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Some people use the term retainer for both the aligners and the final retainers. 


Mid treatment aligners sometimes can be skipped if one is lost, so if you JUST started #11 just wear #10 again until #11 is remade.  If you are 10 days into #11, just move on to #12 (as an example).


If treatment is over, and it is your final retainer, go to your dentist/orthodontist ASAP to have a new one made.  There are many options, some quicker than others, but post-treatment retention is very important.

Lance Timmerman, DMD
Seattle Cosmetic Dentist
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Invisalign retainer can and should be replaced

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An invisalign retainer can and should be replaced so that your teeth do not shift. I would recommend returning to the office where you had your treatment and speaking with them about getting a new retainer.

Gabriela Hricko, DDS
New York Orthodontist
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