Retainer

If you have finished with your orthodontic treatment and are wearing retainers (or will be soon), this is a special place to connect with others in your (enviable) situation. Ask a question or make a comment about life post-braces.

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Ice runner
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Retainer

#1 Post by Ice runner »

Hi,

I am having some questions about retainers. How long do I have to wait for retainer? I get braces off in the morning and I get (hawley) retainer in afternoon? Can I request for a borned retainer or do I have to have removable one?

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Noodle1
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#2 Post by Noodle1 »

Must be different where ever you go, i'm getting my braces off and getting the retainer one week later...
Braced for 19 months 2 weeks and 2 days.

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jxds
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#3 Post by jxds »

I got a bonded retainer in the lowers at the same moment they took my braces off and the removables the week after.
braced 07/02/08, braces off january 2010
sentence: 18 months, upper and lower damons + elastics
Bonded+essix retainers
My story: http://www.archwired.com/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?t=28298

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ironman14
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#4 Post by ironman14 »

I'm a spammer and me and my entire country range have just been banned by the Admin!

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haywire
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#5 Post by haywire »

i'm gonna get my retainers same day.. but i'm getting essix not hawley. i guess that a hawley retainer takes more time to be made
MY STORY
Braces on 23/07/2009
Braces off 10/12/2010
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part time essix hater.

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