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Why are my Ceramic Braces turning Yellow?

Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces, also known as clear braces, are an orthodontic appliance used to straighten teeth and fix a patient’s bite or minor jaw discrepancies. They are made of clear or tooth-coloured ceramic brackets which are attached to the surface of your teeth with clear or tooth-coloured wires.So why could they be going yellow?

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Cleaning Lingual Braces

Cleaning Lingual Braces | Oldham Orthodontics
The main benefit of lingual braces is that they are hidden, so it’s like you’re not wearing any at all!  So, how do we clean them? Oral hygiene should be a priority throughout your orthodontic treatment, make sure you take proper care of your teeth and appliance. Here are some of our top tips:

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How long do I need to wear my retainer?

Retainer | Orthodontic Treatment | Oldham Orthodontics

Once you have had your braces removed you will need to have a retainer fitted to prevent your teeth from moving out of their new perfectly straight position. We've seen many patients come to us after their brace treatment as their teeth have relapsed, meaning their teeth have moved back into their original position. As your teeth are constantly moving we recommend you have a retainer fitted immediately after braces. 

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