How to Fix Cracked Retainers At Home

How to Fix Cracked Retainers (At Home)

In order to prevent further damage to your teeth, it’s important to address a cracked retainer as soon as possible. When your retainer cracks, it can cause your teeth to shift back to their original position. Retainers are custom-made orthodontic appliances that help maintain your teeth’s alignment after braces. In this article, we’ll explore some steps you can take to fix a cracked retainer and keep your teeth straight.

How to fix a cracked retainer? 

Step 1. Determine if the retainer has been damaged

Step 2. Use a nail file to file edges

Step 3. Surface of dental plastic should be cleaned

Step 4. Adhere the edges with DENTAL glue

Step 5. After the Retainer has dried, scrape off any excess glue and wash it

Step 7. Test the usability of the retainer

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