Retainer & LTR Information - Lollipop Dental Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

Retainer & LTR Information

Congratulations on Your New Smile!

You did it! Your smile is looking fantastic thanks to your commitment to orthodontic treatment! Now that you’ve completed the active phase, it’s time to talk about how to maintain that stunning smile for a lifetime.
Why Wear Your Retainer?
● Maintain Alignment: Your retainer helps maintain the new position of your teeth,.Without wearing it, there’s a risk of teeth shifting back to their original positions over time.
● Jaw Health: Wearing your retainer can prevent jaw discomfort and keep your bite in harmony.
● Protect Your Smile Investment: Your orthodontic treatment was an investment in your smile. Wearing your retainer protects this investment by maintaining the results of your beautiful new smile!
How Often to Wear Your Retainer: Wearing your retainer consistently is key to maintaining your smile’s alignment. Here’s a general guide:
● Full-time Wear: We recommend wearing your retainer full-time (day and night) for the first 3 months after treatment.
● Nighttime Wear: As your teeth stabilize after 3 months, you may wear your retainer at night while you sleep.
Remember, consistency is key! Wear your retainer as directed to keep your smile looking its best for years to come.
How to Clean and Maintain Your Retainer:
● Remove Before Eating: Always take out your retainer before eating to prevent damage and to avoid food particles getting trapped.
● Clean Daily: Brush your retainer gently with a soft toothbrush and mild soap or denture cleaner. Avoid using hot water, as it can distort the retainer’s shape.
● Soak Regularly: Soak your retainer in a retainer cleaning solution or a mixture of equal parts water and vinegar for 15-30 minutes, then rinse thoroughly.
● Handle with Care: Avoid bending or twisting your retainer. When not in use, store it in its case to prevent loss or damage.

Remember: If your retainer ever feels tight or uncomfortable, contact us immediately. Proper care and regular wear will help ensure your smile stays healthy and beautiful for a lifetime!

Retainer Replacement:
Did You Know that if you don’t wear your retainer, your teeth will continue to shift throughout your life? Wearing your retainers is an essential part of ensuring that you enjoy a long-lasting, beautiful smile. Because we are so committed to giving our patients amazing smiles that last a lifetime, we offer a Lifetime Orthodontic Retainer Program.

 

Lifetime Retainer Program

 

Program Benefits:
No Full Price Replacements: Never pay $500+ per set for retainer replacements ever again!
Durable, Clear Retainers: Our retainers are fabricated with advanced polymer technology for durability and clarity.
Accurate Fit: Each retainer is customized to your teeth to ensure the most accurate fit possible.
Program Details:
Program Fee: $899 (non-refundable and non-transferable).
Replacement Copay: $50 per set of clear retainers (no limit)
Free 3D Scan: Receive a complimentary 3D scan of your teeth after braces are removed to make all future retainers from.
● Turnaround Time: 7 business days for delivery of retainers and can be delivered straight to your home
Note: Clear Retainers only, No Metal retainers or Bonded permanent retainers are available but not included in the Lifetime Retainer Program. Additional fees apply.
For more information or to enroll in our Lifetime Retainer Program, please contact our office.

Remember: If your retainer ever feels tight or uncomfortable, contact your orthodontist immediately or visit our Retainer Club via the QR code below. Proper care and regular wear will help ensure your smile stays healthy and beautiful for a lifetime!

 
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