I had my attachments put on today and followed my dentists suggestion, not to take my trays off for a few hours. When eventually I removed them to eat, I lost 6 of the 12 put on. Am I doing something wrong? The dentist did have to bond a couple of the attachments, a couple of times. Any tips to ensure they stay on??
Attachment coming off?
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Attachments coming off...
Sarah Thompson, DMD
Not your fault, they weren't bonded in strong enough. You should be able to take the aligners out right away, so that if you lose a few they can be replaced right then. Go back and get them replaced properly. And by the way, it's not because of anything you did or didn't do.
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