What are Active Retainers?

Greg D Updated by Greg D

You can think of Active Retainers as a Hybrid Cross between Clear Aligners and Aftercare Retainers.

What does that mean exactly?

  1. Just like your aligners, they can create movements to straighten your teeth.
  2. Just like Aftercare Retainers, the material is thick enough to hold your new smile in place after the final movements they create.
  3. After the final movements are made, you can wear your Active Retainers as normal retainers until it's time to replace them due to wear and tear.

Usually Active Retainers are issued by your Smile Helper in order to save you time and get you your new smile sooner rather than later.

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