Dove asked in HealthDental · 1 month ago

I've been wearing my retainers almost every day for the about 5 years almost everyday will they shift back if i stop wearing them?

2 Answers

  • Sandy
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    After 5 years, it should be OK for you to reduce the amount of time you wear your retainers.

    You should of course check with your orthodontist, but I would go so far as to say you could probably wear them only 2 or 3 nights a week and not experience shifting.

    Source(s): Orthodontic assistant with over 35 years of experience.
  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    i would ask your dentist about it

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