All About Retainers

Is there a difference between retainers and aligners?
Retainers look similar to aligners but they are made with a material that is 1mm thicker. They do not move teeth, but are made to keep them in the same posi...
Fri, 5 Jan, 2018 at 3:10 PM
Is my retainer made of the same material as my aligners?
Yes, your retainers are made of the same clear materials and are the same shape as your final set of aligners. The only difference is that the retainer is t...
Fri, 5 Jan, 2018 at 3:06 PM
How long will retainers last?
Retainer wear will depend on each case. It will vary with how well you take care of your retainers, how often and how long you wear them, and if you engage i...
Fri, 5 Jan, 2018 at 3:18 PM
Why can't I just order retainers?
The retainers are made based on your impressions, from which the casts or molds for your teeth and the consequent treatment plans are made. This is an expen...
Mon, 9 Oct, 2017 at 12:54 PM
Getting wisdom teeth removed after the Treatment is complete
Customers must inform SnapCorrect of intention to have wisdom teeth removed at the end of aligner treatment. Our dental lab will then exclude the third mola...
Fri, 5 Jan, 2018 at 3:04 PM
Can I order just the retainer?
We can only provide you with a retainer as part of the Treatment Plan. If you are a customer who lost or broke their retainer, you can order more. 
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017 at 10:13 AM
How long do I have to wear retainers?
Every case is different. Some people need to wear them every night, while others will be able to wear them for more limited periods of time. Other people wi...
Mon, 4 Dec, 2017 at 4:38 PM