Your Retainers

  • Please wear your retainers full time for the first 2 weeks.
  • After the 2 weeks, please wear your retainers whenever you are at home, i.e domestically and at night time.
  • Do not eat or drink whilst wearing your retainers, excepting plain water.
  • Your retainers should always be kept in a rigid container when you are not wearing them, dry your retainers with towel/tissue before storage.
  • Make sure that your teeth and retainers are clean before wearing them at night. Clean with cold water and a toothbrush. For best results, use Retainer Brite (available from Reception).
  • DO NOT USE toothpaste, strongly perfumed soaps, hot water (above 50°C) or mouthwash when cleaning your retainers.
  • If retainers are lost or damaged beyond repair you will need to pay for replacements.
  • Please remember that your teeth will move if you do not wear your retainers as instructed.


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