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A 36-year-old male asked:

i been wearing retainers after invisalign for 1.5 years. would wearing your retainer for less than 8 hours affect a dental cleaning you get that day. ?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
No: Wearing a retainer for less than eight hours will have no impact on your hygiene visit.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
No: Once in a year and a half isn't going to make a difference.

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Last updated Jun 18, 2016

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