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Orthodontic Retainers in Cheshire, CT

Once you’ve dedicated time and effort to achieving a flawless smile through orthodontic treatment such as braces or Invisalign, it becomes crucial to preserve your game-winning results.

At Daniels Orthodontics, we recognize that every individual has unique dental needs. That’s why we provide a range of teeth retainers, including the Hawley, Essix, and Vivera options. Whichever retainer you opt for guarantees that your teeth will remain in their new position and prevent any regression. By utilizing our high-quality retainers, you can look forward to a lifetime filled with beautiful smiles while maintaining the results achieved from your orthodontic journey!

What Is a Retainer and Why Do I Need One?

We’re glad you asked! A retainer is a custom-made orthodontic device designed with the sole purpose of keeping your teeth in their new, straight positions. The phase after you get your braces off (finally!) or are finished with your Invisalign treatment is known as retention.

Your gums, bones, and muscles need time to adjust after treatment. This retention phase is crucial because daily activities, like chewing, can gradually cause your teeth to shift. Wearing a retainer helps preserve the progress you’ve worked so hard to achieve. The retention phase represents the final step in ensuring lasting results and is an important part of your orthodontic journey with us.

Types of Retainers Available to You At Daniels Orthodontics

Retainers mark the next chapter in your orthodontic journey toward a long-lasting, beautiful smile and healthy bite. Daniels Orthodontics provides custom retainers designed to fit each patients’ unique needs. With Dr. Daniels’ guidance, you’ll be able to choose from Hawley, Essix, and Vivera retainers.

Hawley Retainer

The Hawley retainer is a tried-and-true classic, made of a combination of thin metal wire and acrylic or plastic. Often recommended for its durability, this removable retainer is a versatile choice for maintaining your new smile. These retainers can also be tweaked for a better initial fit or minor realignments down the road.

Essix & Vivera Retainers

If you’re looking for retainers that are both effective and discreet, the Essix and Vivera retainers are popular choices. People often prefer these retainers because they are customized to fit their teeth and barely noticeable when they’re in. Like Invisalign clear aligners, Vivera (made by Invisalign) and Essix retainers are removable and aesthetically pleasing.

The major difference between the two retainers is that Essix retainers are made from a thinner plastic than Vivera retainers, making them slightly less durable. This also makes Essix retainers the more affordable option. Both clear retainers promise a comfortable, snug fit ensuring that your teeth stay in their newly aligned positions.

Ensure a Lasting Smile With Orthodontic Retainers from Daniels Orthodontics!

If you want a Major League Smile, choose Daniels Orthodontics, a practice that has served the Cheshire community since 2015 and has consistently been voted “Best Orthodontist in Cheshire” since 2018. We provide personalized retainer solutions to ensure your smile remains stunning long after your braces or aligners are history. Contact us today to find out how we can make your smile last a lifetime!