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Jeremy Chaison DDS, MSD
Horse Creek Professional Center
19214 Bothell Way NE, Suite A
Bothell, Washington 98011-299
Telephone: (425) 483-2828
Fax: (425) 485-8781

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When we remove your braces, we will begin the retention stage of your treatment. Your final orthodontic result depends on your retainers, so follow through with the hard work you’ve put in so far. If you have a removable retainer, remember to take your retainer out before brushing, and brush your retainer before placing it back in your mouth.

hawleyHawley Retainer

The Hawley retainer, one of the most common types, is a removable retainer made of a combination of metal wires and sturdy acrylic, and is designed to keep your teeth in place. This retainer is specially made from impressions of your teeth so that it fits snugly and comfortably in the roof of your mouth, while any wire or acrylic framing keeps your teeth in perfect position. The acrylic can also be personalized with a large number of colors and/or patterns.

essix_smallerEssix Retainer

The Essix retainer is a transparent removable retainer that fits over the entire arch of teeth. Similar to Invisalign® trays, Essix retainers have no wires. They are inexpensive and easier to wear. They can be used for other treatments as well, including tooth movement and bridges.

bonded lingual retainerBonded Lingual Retainers

Bonded lingual retainers are cemented directly to the inside surface of your lower canines (eye teeth). This is one of the best ways to prevent your lower teeth from shifting as it is permanently attached! Patients with bonded lingual retainers must be careful with their bite as the bonding material may break due to incorrect biting and cause teeth to shift quickly. As with removable retainers, it is important to keep them clean. When brushing, make sure to carefully clean the inside of your lower teeth as well as the wire.

If your retainer breaks at any time during treatment, please do not adjust it yourself. Call us immediately to schedule an emergency appointment.

Bothell Orthodontics | Jeremy B. Chaison DDS, MSD
19214 Bothell Way NE, Suite A | Bothell, Washington 98011-299 | Telephone: (425) 483-2828 | Fax: (425) 485-8781
Bothell Orthodontics serves patients in the areas of Mill Creek, Kenmore, Woodinville, Juanita, Kingsgate, Kirkland, Brier, Lake Forrest Park, Duvall, & Cottage Lake

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