A 47-year-old member asked:
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How much do spring retainers for teeth cost?

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Dr. Dell Goodrick
31 years experience in Dentistry
Varies: An active retainer is an appliance that creates movement. Springs are used to apply pressure to teeth for a desired result. They can range anywhere from $300 up to several hundred, depending on your demographic area, the complexity of your case, and the dentist's expertise and fees.
Answered on Aug 19, 2017
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Possibly: If the teeth that are actively being moved by the spring are loose, this is because of the movement and bone response. When a tooth has pressure appli ... Read More
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Possibly: You'll need to be re-evaluated by your orthodontist to determine the extent of the relapse. All the best...
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A 50-year-old member asked:
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Retainer: To retain, is to keep in place. A retainer is fabricated to keep orthodontically aligned teeth from relapsing. If the teeth shifted ever so slightly d ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Yes: An old retainer may be ill fitting. An ill fitting appliance may cause permanent damage to the teeth, bones and gums. See your orthodontist first.

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