It’s common to forget to wear your orthodontic retainer every now and then. Missing a night or two occasionally isn’t likely to cause too many problems, but if you forget to wear your dental retainer too often, your teeth could shift back into the improper position. This may require you to undergo orthodontic treatment again and we know that isn’t something anyone wants to do!
We know that, until you get into the habit of it, it can be difficult to remember to wear your dental retainer to bed. Below are a few tips on how you can be better about reminding yourself to put your retainer in before bed:
If you’re concerned about your teeth shifting back into their improper position or if your retainer feels tight or uncomfortable, please contact your orthodontist.
For information about endodontics or to make an appointment here at Endodontic Specialists of Colorado, please contact one of our three locations in Colorado Springs North, Colorado Springs South, and Pueblo, Colorado.