What is a Retainer and instructions and advice on using them
Retainers are fitted at the end of orthodontic treatment after the braces are removed. They can be either removable or fixed onto the teeth. There are different types of retainers. The choice of retainer is affected by a number of different factors and your orthodontist will explain which retainer is best for you.
Wearing retainers after orthodontic treatment is vital to help keep the teeth straight, here’s some helpful advice on getting it right. Watch our retainer instruction and advice video to find out more about what they are and how they should be worn.