On average, orthodontic treatment takes between 18 and 24 months. Yes, this is a significant time to commit to treatment but, believe us, the results are worth the wait. Once your braces have been removed, we want to ensure your teeth don’t return to their original position. Fortunately, we can avoid this with a retainer.
Retainers are worn at the very end of your treatment. This phase is known as the retention phase and, if you ask us, it’s the most important phase of your orthodontic treatment journey. Without it, the time and effort we have all put into your treatment – you included – could be for nothing, if your teeth start to move again.
At Origin Orthodontics, we use two different types of retainers, but we’ll recommend the best one for you during treatment.
As we mentioned earlier, retention is the most important phase of your orthodontic treatment. Therefore, it’s important you are committed to this phase as part of your treatment journey. If you have any questions about retainers, please contact our friendly reception team.