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How common is a wire dental retainer in children?

While there are no statistics for how many children wear a wire dental retainer, this is just one method to keep teeth in correct alignment after removing braces. A wire dental retainer is glued onto the lingual side of the teeth, or the side closest to the tongue. This type of retainer is fixed to your teeth and is permanent.

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