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What type of doctor provides a clear plastic dental retainer?

An orthodontist is the type of doctor who can provide a clear plastic dental retainer. He or she is a dentist who specialized in straightening teeth and correcting jaw problems. Your orthodontist can fit you or your child for a retainer and tell you when it should be worn and for how long.

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