Retainer Instructions

When Dr. Girish Deshpande will decide to remove your braces that will the beginning of the retention stage of your treatment. Your final orthodontic result depends on your retainers. Make sure to keep the below mentioned points in mind:

  • Dr. Girish Deshpande will instruct you to wear your retainers at all times
  • While you are eating, take your retainers out
  • When not wearing your retainer, always put it in its case
  • Remember to remove your retainer before brushing, and brush your retainer before placing it back in your mouth
  • If you are having trouble speaking while wearing your retainer, please allow yourself sometime more and it will get better by each passing day
  • Be careful with your retainers as they can break easily. Call our Office if you accidentally break them
  • Please call our office 905.275.6784, if you think your retainer needs to be adjusted. Never do it yourself
  • Always bring your retainers with you to your follow-up appointments
  • Always remember to  remove your retainers before swimming
  • Do not use hot water to clean your retainers alternatively clean your retainer twice a day with cold water