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Faithfully Serving Flagler and
Palm Coast Since 1999
386.445.7671
Johnson Orthodontics
25 Pine Cone Dr, Ste 1
Palm Coast, FL 32164
Your Right Choice For Braces

Call Now For a Complimentary Exam

386.445.7671

Your Right Choice For Braces

Call Now For a Complimentary Exam

386.445.7671

Johnson Orthodontics

Retainer Instructions

"The most wasted of all days is one without laughter." - e.e. cummings

Retainer Instructions

  • Wear your retainers full time, until the doctor instructs otherwise.

  • Take your retainers out when eating ... and always put retainers in their case! (Most appliances are lost after they are wrapped in a napkin and mistaken for trash.)

  • Clean retainers thoroughly once a day by brushing with warm water. Brushing your retainer removes plaque bacteria, and helps eliminate odors. Efferdent(r) or other orthodontic appliance cleaners can be used, but are not a substitute for daily brushing.

  • Initially, you may find it difficult to speak. Practice speaking, reading, or singing out loud to get used to them faster.

  • Retainers are breakable, so treat them with care. If retainers are lost or broken call us immediately.

  • If you have any questions or concerns about your retainer, or your retainer does not feel like it fits properly, please call us. Do not try to adjust it yourself!

  • Always bring your retainer to your appointments.

  • Retainer replacement is expensive ... with proper care they will last!

  • Remove retainers when swimming.

  • Keep retainers away from hot water, hot car dashboards, and never boil a retainer because the heat will distort it and it will not fit.

  • Keep retainers out of pockets, bookbags, or purses unless they are in their cases so the wires do not bend or break.

  • Watch video here to learn how to clean your retainer with Retainer Brite.
  • Recent Patients at Johnson Orthodontics

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    We want you and your family to have fun and be comfortable in our office. We have a fun monthly Patient of the Month Contest with a monthly drawing for various prizes for all ages to encourage good oral hygiene and cooperation. See Side Bar for recent winners.

    Click Here to take a look at the archive of braces on and braces off

    There has never been a better time to get the smile you've always wanted. Contact our office and schedule your complimentary exam to get started today. We look forward to meeting you and giving you something to smile about!