A 35-year-old male asked:
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is it safe to clean your retainers with a colgate soft total advanced whitening toothbrush? would the whitening in the toothbrush harm the retainer?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Whitening: Anything labeled whitening usually has higher than normal levels of abrasives. Brush your retainer 2x/day with a plain soft toothbrush, no toothpaste. Put your retainer into denture cleaner (follow package directions) EVERY day.
Answered on Jun 9, 2016
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