A 31-year-old female asked:
lost my retainer and will visit the orthodontist next week (8 days without it by then). i wear retainer most nights, braces off 10 years ago. relapse?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Justin Nelson answered
15 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Unlikely: unlikely but the new retainer WILL be tight so watch out for soreness and take some ibuprofen (600mg) when you place it in because your teeth and mouth will be sore
Answered on Feb 25, 2016
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