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Invisible Retainer


Appliance Purpose / Function:

The invisible retainer is a plastic vacuum formed retainer to hold teeth in their corrected positions. The invisible retainer is aesthetic in that it has no wire on the facial of the teeth and more comfortable than traditional retainers because it only rests on the teeth and does not touch the soft tissues.

Appliance Components:

  • Vacuum formed Retainer

Suggested Materials:

  • .75mm Clear material


  • 1mm clear material

Appliance Fabrication Standards:

  • Vacuum formed retainer
  • Trimmed and polished at the gingiva