A 39-year-old member asked:
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could it be healthy to use false teeth glue to keep my plastic retainers in?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Need adjustment: Retainers should fit well without denture adhesive. If they are not fitting properly, they are not working properly. Please return to your orthodontic specialist for an adjustment.
Answered on Mar 3, 2014
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
NO: See your dentist for adjustment. Adhesive is not good to use for anything. If retainers do not fit, you certainly do not want to hold them in the wrong place. Good Luck .
Answered on Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See an orthodontist: Any Orthodontist in the world can make a new set of retainers for you.
Answered on Mar 31, 2015

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