After an extensive and time-consuming orthodontic treatment, you will probably be ready to enjoy your new straight teeth. However, your teeth are constantly moving around ever so slightly. And if you do not take the proper precautions after an orthodontic treatment, your teeth could very easily shift back into their misaligned positions. For patients who are especially prone to crooked teeth, our expert in Invisalign in Huntington Beach will prescribe a retainer to help maintain your results.
Every patient is unique, and as such, certain consideration will need to be taken into account for their retainer regimen. Some patients may need to wear their retainer all the time while others will only need to wear theirs at night. It is very important that you follow the instructions of our expert in Invisalign retainer in Huntington Beach because failure to do so could result in the teeth shifting back to their original position.
In addition to properly using your aligner, you should also maintain good oral hygiene. This includes brushing and flossing every day and practicing a well-balanced diet. Our dentist will also give you instructions on the correct way to care for your retainer.