Enlisting in US Navy, have braces, will need retainer for the rest of my life?

I'm planning on enlisting in the US Navy and I have braces which I get off in 5 weeks YAY! anyways I have to wear a 6 month full time retainer and then have to have a retainer at night for the rest of my life. I am wondering how I would go about this? Would I just have an orthodontist place a permanent... show more I'm planning on enlisting in the US Navy and I have braces which I get off in 5 weeks YAY! anyways I have to wear a 6 month full time retainer and then have to have a retainer at night for the rest of my life. I am wondering how I would go about this? Would I just have an orthodontist place a permanent retainer? What should I do? I really don't want to have my teeth to go back into their original nasty positions!
4 answers 4