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Thats pretty cool. You can get professionally made retainers tho for much less than what you pay at the dentist. I'd go to www.royaldentaldirect.com
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I have my mold from my orthodontist. Could i make my retainer from that? Its been wayyy to long to make it from my teeth ha.
I lost my retainer two days ago, I was looking everywhere for something I can use and I saw this, I am going to try to make it but I have a question. What do I do after its done in the microwave? Please answer right away and thank you..
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can you get this plastic in any stores?
I wasn't able to get shapelock, is Instamorph okay?
Yep, thats more than enough
Will one 6 oz bag be enough for top and bottom retainers?
Hello, i know this was posted some time ago but heres hoping youll reply. I broke my retainer after only having it for 2 months, whoops. Im in no position to pay the fees for a replacement and i have an obsession about my teeth. I think your idea if brilliant but im in the UK, so do you have any alternative tips please? Many thanks :)
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Hey..i just ordered some of the plastic. Just wanted to know if you know how cavity fillings hold up when fitting the plastic around your teeth? Not recent fillings btw but old fillings.Thanks in advance man
First off thank you for pointing a lot of us in the right direction but I do have some questions that your experience would be able to answer.I am ordering some of this stuff from amazon today. Any tips on your technique to go from glass to mouth without burning yourself? I will be using boiling water instead of microwave have you tried it and know of any problems I might have to be concerned about? Also how long do I have to keep it in my mouth before its hard enough to remove and still fit? Anything else you might not consider important because you have done this a few times before that I might need to know when I get start doing it myself?Again thank you very much for this information your going to save a lot of us a good amount of cash and having to deal with stress about our teeth moving!
Where can i buy the material from?
I made this but they felt reeeeaaally tight. Do you have any tips on how to make them fit snugly but not suuuper tight?
Thank god for your brilliant idea. I lost my retainer and my parents were going to make me pay for it ($300). This is basically my only (much, much, much cheaper!) alternative. Unfortunately, my mom insists I talk this out with my orthodontist, to see if it's "acceptable" and all. It's probably not - for one thing, it's uncommon; and secondly, the orthodontist will obviously want to make some money off of my mistake. They're not going to approve of a version that's up to 60 times cheaper than theirs.
THANK YOU! ... omg i was panicking since i lost my retainer and my ortho is on vacation and teeth started to hurt and shift .. maybe it wont hold everything in place but it will slow it down, but at the very least it took the panick away XD
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