Should I get a retainer or wait?

My ortho want to take my braces off its been almost a year since i went to checkup. I was going through financial difficulty. I wanted to know should i buy a retainer or just wait because in a couple months im going to restart my treatment somewhere else.

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Answer: No Retainer Needed if You Will Be Going Through Treatment Again.

By Michael Grimm

If I understand your question correctly, you are planning on taking braces off and then going ahead and doing it again?  If so, a couple months without a retainer won't hinder your progress.  However, I would recommend you keep your braces on, if you are planning on going to a different orthodntist. He can most likely work with your brackets by applying his specialty.  Retainers are extremely important and retention is just as important as the time period you spent wearing braces. In most cases, retainers are for life even just at night while you sleep.  Our teeth are constantly moving, so if you want them to stay put the best way possible is contstant retainer use.

Hope that helps and best of luck in your journey.

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