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How long does getting a wire dental retainer fitting take?

Getting a wire dental retainer is a fairly simple procedure that generally takes about 30 minutes. The orthodontist usually uses a thin piece of twisted, flexible wire, cut to fit behind your teeth. The orthodontist will clean and dry the teeth before using dental cement to fix the wire in place.

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