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Is it too late?



I had braces for three years, and then a removable retainer. After two years on the retainer I lost it and never went back to get a new one. It`s been almost three years since and my gap has come back just a little bit. I`m thinkin about getting it closed. Will I have to get braces again?


Maybe. It is possible that the gap could be closed with a retainer.

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Mark G Hans, DDS, MSD Mark G Hans, DDS, MSD
Professor of Orthodontics
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University