You May Need a Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

The traditional braces installed in your mouth by our orthodontist, Dr. Michael Jacobsen, incorporated several important components. Through the course of your regular adjustments, your teeth were gradually altered in their alignment and orientation to provide you with a better-functioning mouth as well as a more appealing smile. After your braces have been removed, there will still be a mild... read more »

Your Child Will Need a Retainer

If your child has braces, they will definitely need a retainer after they are removed. That’s because after all their braces adjustment appointments, there will be residual tension lingering in the periodontal ligaments that anchor their teeth. If this is not checked in some way, it might cause a relapse. A retainer can help maintain the alignment of their newly... read more »