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If you want your orthodontic treatment in Warner Robins or Macon, GA, to be worth the time and effort, it’s best to keep your smile in tip-top shape after your braces have been removed. If you don’t, there is a chance that your teeth may revert back to their old positions and you might even suffer from dental issues.

To help you maintain the health and beauty of your smile after treatment, our Spillers Orthodontics team recommends doing the following things:

-Wear your retainer. Your teeth will still want to move out of place, which is why your orthodontist gives you the retainer. Follow the appliance instructions and you will be able to keep your teeth in the correct positions.

-Wait about one month before brightening your smile with bleaching or whitening treatment. Waiting will give your gums and teeth time to settle and be less sensitive.

-Schedule a dental cleaning. This is extremely important because there may be areas in your mouth that have been neglected during your treatment. Your dental appointment will allow your dental team to deeply clean your smile and reduce your chances of falling victim to a major dental issue.

If you would like more tips and information, please feel free to call 478-953-2700 today and talk to a member of our friendly and helpful team. We are here to give you the information you need to succeed!