I haven’t worn my retainers for three months.

Back in August I stopped wearing my retainers. But recently I decided that is should wear them again. After putting them on they still fit. But the wire that goes across my teeth does not reach the middle of teeth and pops off easily. I don’t have insurance anymore and I was wondering if wearing my retainers 24/7 would resolve the issue.

Answer: Hawley Retainers

By Expert 10

More than likely your teeth will begin to shift back into position if your continue to wear your retainers everyday for 12 hours or more. They may not completely return, but will come very close to the same position prior to debanding. If your orthodontist is local, you may be able to schedule a retainer check for little to no cost involved.

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