Permanent retainer is not keeping permanent crowns together. Prior to the crowns the permanent retainer held my real teeth together. Then I had veeners, the permanent retainer held it together fine. The retainer has been adjusted many times and is allowing the 2 top front crowns to stay together.
Permanent Retainer is Not Keeping Permanent Crowns Together?
Doctor Answers 2
Retainer not working?
If the retainer is bonded to the back of your teeth special bonding material will be necessary to stick to a crown, if your teeth have shifted you may want to align first and then have a retainer made good luck
Kevin Coughlin DMD, MBA, MAGD CEO Baystate Dental PC
Permanent Retainer is Not Keeping 2 Crowns Together
A permanent retainer is usually bonded to the backs of the teeth that it is trying to hold together. The problem is that it is very difficult to bond to a crown. The bonding is probably de-bonding, allowing the teeth to separate again.
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