hi Dr i just want to know the difference between retainers and active retainers .r active retainers different from other retainers?r active retainers used to close small spaces plz make it clear?

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 12 - January - 2014, at 21:44 PM

  • yes, active retainers are used to close the small gaps. in active retainers the labial bow that is the front wire is activated so that it puts pressure on the teeth and you have to get it activated as the dentist advises you. For more info on retainers you can visit the following link.......http://www.identalhub.com/article_understanding-retainers-after-braces-202.aspx

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