After the active treatment,our purpose is to keep the new position of the teeth by a fixed retainer. This is a thin bar which is bonded behind the lower and upper frontal teeth.  Hove Orthodontics

When the retainer is lost or if you do not wear the retainer according to the instructions, there is a great possibility to become the teeth again crooked. This is a normal aging phenomen as becoming bald or with grey hair.

During the retention phase you have to come for controles but less frequently.

If you wear the retainer or keep the retainer fixed, you can enjoy your smile. When the retainer is lost, you have to call the practice as soon as possible.