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Had braces on for 6 yrs. Wore retainers as instructed for 2 yrs completely forgot to wear retainers. Will my teeth go crooked again? Will it be as bad

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ortho relapse

It is possible that you will have a relapse, many people do.
We can't predict how much change there will be in your bite. How does your retainer fit? Your orthodontist can make a new retainer.

In brief: Ortho relapse

It is possible that you will have a relapse, many people do.
We can't predict how much change there will be in your bite. How does your retainer fit? Your orthodontist can make a new retainer.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

In brief: Teeth shift some

But will not be nearly as bad .
Most people end up not wearing retainer like they should at night. Sometimes braces are needed again.

In brief: Teeth shift some

But will not be nearly as bad .
Most people end up not wearing retainer like they should at night. Sometimes braces are needed again.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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