Retention

Hawley-RetWhen your braces are removed you will receive a removable upper retainer that is called a Hawley retainer and a lower fixed retainer at no additional cost. If you lose or break them fees may apply.

Three Year Retention Chart

 

First full year after braces are removed

Wear upper retainer fulltime

After the braces have been off a year

Wear upper retainer every night for 6 months

After the braces have been off a year and a half

Wear upper retainer every other night for 6 months

After the braces have been off for two years

Wear upper retainer two nights a week for 6 months

After the braces have been off for two and a half years

Wear upper retainer one night a week for 6 months

After the braces have been off for three years

Wear upper retainer as you feel it is needed