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Prevent cavities, bad breath, stained teeth, bleeding gums, and other mouth woes with the advice in these Howcast videos.
You Will Need
- Your retainer
- A plastic retainer case
- A toothbrush or retainer brush
- Some toothpaste
- And some water
- Mouthwash (optional) (optional)
- And spare containers (optional) (optional)
Using toothpaste, brush your retainer with your toothbrush or retainer brush in the morning and evening.
Remove to eat
Always remove your retainer when you eat.
Soak in water
Soak you retainer in cool water when you are not wearing it.
Don't bend wires
Don't bend the wires or flip the retainer around in your mouth.
Keep in its case
Keep your retainer in its case if you are transporting it somewhere and not wearing it.
Don't leave in heat
Never leave your retainer near a source of heat--it could melt. Then it's back to the gooey stuff...