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My Orthodontist Hasn't Given Me Retainers?

After having braces for roughly 2 years my top set was taken off. I asked about a retainer but they said that'll be given after my bottom set has been taken off. The problem is, I checked and my next appointment is 73 days from now (receptionist chooses the closest date available)... Surely my top set will start relapsing by then?! HELP

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Some feel teeth won't move after case

There are some dentists and orthodontists that feel that if the teeth and bite are in a perfect alignment, there won't be any movement or relapse.  I personally like to cover my bases and "just in case" use retainers.

I would call the office and explain your concern.


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