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You Will Need a Retainer After Your Braces Are Removed to Prevent Relapse

Each braces adjustment session with Dr. Christopher Liang applied a modest amount of tension to the periodontal ligaments anchoring your teeth in place. The gradual stretching was progressive and now your teeth have come into their ideal alignment. After your braces have been removed, there will still be some residual tension in the ligaments. If it’s not countered in some... read more »

Taking Care of Your Clear Plastic Retainer

Now that Dr. Christopher Liang has successfully realigned your teeth for a healthier mouth and a winning smile, you can have your braces removed. However, you will still need to use a retainer for a period of time to help hold your teeth in their new position, while they adapt to your new smile. This calls for a retainer. If... read more »