worried about permanent retainer

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Fiatbraces
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worried about permanent retainer

#1 Post by Fiatbraces » Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:06 am

I finally got my brace off today and had a permanent retainer fitted anyway I just ate and bit into the retainer, the permanent retainer seems to still be in place but slightly worried I may have damaged the permanent retainer , would I know if the permanent retainer came loose or had been damaged?

Mpkh
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Re: worried about permanent retainer

#2 Post by Mpkh » Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:49 pm

You will know if the permanent retainer is damaged or loose—you will feel it come loose and the tension it provides will not be the same.
Braced: April 07, 2017
Debraced: February 08, 2019
Sentence: 18-24 months
Actual time in braces: 22 months and 1 day
Reason: Straighten teeth, correct crossbite and edge-to-edge bite

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Fiatbraces
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Re: worried about permanent retainer

#3 Post by Fiatbraces » Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:46 pm

Mpkh wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:49 pm
You will know if the permanent retainer is damaged or loose—you will feel it come loose and the tension it provides will not be the same.
Thank you, this has put my mind at ease!

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Re: worried about permanent retainer

#4 Post by Fiatbraces » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:57 am

Mpkh wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:49 pm
You will know if the permanent retainer is damaged or loose—you will feel it come loose and the tension it provides will not be the same.
Hi this morning I brushed my teeth and bits of glue come off the back of my teeth, is this just the residue from having the retainer fitted? Thanks

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