Ask A Doctor - What is it like to get permanent retainers inside for the upper set of teeth? - DesiMD Healthcare Services


I had undergone ortho treatment for the correction of my alignment 3 years back. it comprised of braces and retainers totally for 2 years. Now over the last one year my wisdom teeth have started erupting and is pushing the corrected teeth forward. what are my options to prevent it? How is using permanent inner retainers for the upper? can I please know the cost in India? - Asked by P r on 17-Jul-2015 19:15:05

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    Answered by Dr. I Vijayalakshmi Murthy on 20-Jul-2015 16:19:48


    Permanent retainers or inner retainers are an easy option to prevent the teeth from moving back into their previous positions. 

    Retainers stabilize the teeth in the required or new positions after braces are removed.

    Inner fixed retainers are not visible when you smile or speak, do not interfere with chewing and are quite comfortable.

    You only need to brush your teeth twice daily, over the fixed retainers as well.

    Retainers may be priced from Rs 3600 to Rs 12000 per arch, with an average cost of Rs 6000 for bonded / fixed retainers.

    Treatment prices may vary based on the materials used.

    The best way to prevent further problems due to your erupting wisdom teeth would be to consult your dentist. 

    There are many reasons for teeth to move from their positions and the most common reason is Gum Disease.

    Only your dentist would be able to identify the cause and suggest the suitable treatment.

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