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Category Archives: Retainer

What is a Bonded or Semi-Permanent Retainer?

La Habra/Chino Hills, CA – The day the braces are removed is an exciting day, but it doesn’t mean it’s the end of orthodontic treatment. To ensure the smile stays straight, patients will need to wear a retainer to “retain” the teeth in their new positions. For some patients a bonded or semi-permanent retainer may… Read more »

Types of Retainers

La Habra/Chino Hills, CA – Wearing a retainer after braces are removed or when aligner treatment has been completed, is actually one of the most important components of your overall orthodontic treatment. Your teeth may not be fully stable immediately after treatment is completed and retainers will assist in holding the teeth in their new… Read more »

How Do You Know If Your Child Needs Braces?
How Do You Know If Your Child Needs Braces?

Every parent wants the best for their children and that should extend to the health and function of their child’s smiles. Braces are almost a rite of passage for adolescents but is there a way parents can tell that their child may be headed to… Read more »

Does Dental Insurance Cover Orthodontic Treatment?
Does Dental Insurance Cover Orthodontic Treatment?

La Habra/Chino Hills, CA – When it comes to orthodontic treatment, one of the top concerns is likely cost. This is common concern and at Gire Orthodontics, we want to work with all family and personal budgets to ensure you or your child receive the care… Read more »

Is Phase One Orthodontic Treatment Necessary?
Is Phase One Orthodontic Treatment Necessary?

La Habra/Chino Hills, CA – It may seem like you are seeing more younger children in orthodontic treatment than ever before. That’s because more people are starting to understand the benefits that come with early orthodontics. While many people assume orthodontic treatment is for teens, it’s… Read more »

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