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Glossary of Orthodontic Terms

Decoding Orthodontic Jargon: A Comprehensive Glossary American Association of Orthodontists›Search results for ‘retainers‘ Jump to a letter: a b c d e f g h i j k l m…

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Child Orthodontics

…the desired outcome. Patients are responsible for insertion and removal. Learn More Retainers Retainers are devices provided by your orthodontist after treatment to keep tooth movements to a minimum. The…

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Braces

…Braces? Congratulations, your braces are off! But the journey doesn’t end here. Retainers are crucial in maintaining your new smile. Retainers could be removable or fixed, depending on your orthodontist’s…

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…Aligners Clear, thin, plastic-like trays that are formed to fit an individual’s teeth. Patients are responsible for insertion and removal. Retainers Removable, clear, thin, slightly flexible, and made of a…

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Mouthguards

…grinding, and other physical impacts. Find an Orthodontist American Association of Orthodontists›Search results for ‘retainers‘ Do I Need a Mouthguard? For those leading an active lifestyle or participating in sports,…

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The Aging Smile: Embracing Changes With Grace

…if teeth are restored or lost, new proper fitting retainers will be needed to prevent unwanted change. 4. Wrong bite Do you get headaches, clicking and popping jaw joints, grind…

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Aligners vs. Braces: A Comparison

…and floss their teeth daily and will need to wear retainers post-treatment. Now, let’s examine some common treatment factors to consider for both braces and clear aligners. Braces Most orthodontic…

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