Will I Need a Retainer?

You and your braces have been together for a long time. You may not feel like your braces are old friends, but still you have logged some miles together. But one day, it will be time for your braces to come off, and you can finally reveal your new smile to the world. Well, almost. You see, even though your... read more »

Care and Cleaning Considerations for Your New Retainer

Now that Dr. Pierson has given you a beautiful new smile, the time has come to have your braces removed. However, it's important to keep in mind that adjusting your teeth with braces is not a permanent fix. Once your braces are removed, you are required to wear a retainer, nightly, for the rest of your life. Your teeth are... read more »