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Orthodontics

How often do I need to wear a clear plastic dental retainer?

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  • ADe Vizio, DMD, Dentist, answered on behalf of Colgate
    Your orthodontist will tell you how often you need to wear a clear plastic dental retainer. In general, dental retainers are worn all day and night for the first three to nine months. After that, you may only need to wear your retainer at night when you are sleeping.
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