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How will I know if my child's clear plastic dental retainer was a success?

Your orthodontist will let you know whether your child's clear plastic dental retainer was successful. The results will also be visible in your child’s straightened, improved smile. In most cases, if your child follows the orthodontist’s recommendations for use, you should see the results you want.

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