COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, June 07, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Braces and orthodontic treatment comes with a hefty price, but they also come with a straighter, perfect smile. Dr. Suter understands the time and money Colorado Springs patients put into braces, and he wants to ensure that the new smile stays picture-perfect by wearing a retainer.
Retainers are devices that maintain patients teeth in their new and improved positions. If patient's teeth have recently been moved through orthodontics, retainers must be worn for a prescribed length of time. Even though the teeth already look perfect, the teeth can still move again with time. In fact, there is a natural tendency for bottom front teeth to gradually upright with age. This can cause the teeth to crowd as they move toward the tongue. Teeth that have been straightened have a type of remembrance of where they once were.
Wearing retainers is a crucial part of the orthodontic process, as well as following the instructions of wearing them. Instructions vary from patient to patient. Some patients will have to wear a retainer 24 hours; some will only have to wear at night, and others on an as-needed basis. Retainers can be removable or permanently placed on the teeth until removed by a dentist. The appropriate retainer will depend on the specifics of a patient's treatment, age, and the preference of Dr. Suter.
The importance of orthodontic retainers is an important topic to discuss with Dr. Suter. To make an appointment, call 719-550-0222. Colorado Springs patients can also request an appointment online by visiting www.suterorthodontics.com
About Dr. Scott Suter: Dr. Scott Suter, Colorado Springs orthodontist, has been creating beautiful smiles in Colorado for over 20 years. He graduated from St. Louis University Orthodontic Program in 1992 and continues with educational classes to ensure his patients receive the most advanced orthodontic care. Dr. Suter provides many services including invisible braces and retainers in Colorado Springs. Dr. Suter is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, Rocky Mountain Society of Orthodontists, and the Colorado Springs Dental Society.
Dr. Scott Suter
3100 N Academy Blvd, Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO, 80917
(719) 380-7895 fax
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