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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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Do I need to wear Invisalign at night?

Invisalign | Oldham Orthodontics

Unlike fixed braces, Invisalign is a removable appliance and doesn’t have to be kept in your mouth all the time, although we recommend at least 22 hours wear daily. This creates a common question that we get asked a lot, do I need to wear Invisalign at night? 

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How do Lingual braces work?

Lingual braces

Lingual braces are a great option for people who may not like the idea of being able to see the metal on their teeth. While they look different from traditional metal braces, they work in almost the same way.  Lingual braces can be used to perfect your smile and no one will know that you're even having orthodontic treatment done. 

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