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Retainer

Retainer and photo of retainer in person's mouth

Retainers are removable devices you wear in your mouth to hold teeth in place after your braces are taken off. Retainers are made of molded plastic and wire.

Current as of: June 30, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
William F. Hohlt DDS - Orthodontics